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  • The Small Players of the Great Gameby Pirouz Mojtahed-Zadeh

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.62

    This book deals with the 19th century Anglo-Russian Great Game played out on the territorial chessboard of eastern and north-eastern parts of the waning Persian empire. The Great Game itself has been written about extensively, but never from a Persian angle and from the point of view of the local players in that game. Looking at the territorial consequences... more...

  • Global Security Watch—The Caucasus Statesby Houman Sadri

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00

    Written from a multidisciplinary perspective, Global Security Watch—The Caucasus States is the first serious study to investigate the 21st-century security concerns raised by the Caucasus states of Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia—states that interact with the Great Powers in a region that has become even more significant as a new energy corridor... more...

  • The Caspian Region, Volume 1by Moshe Gammer

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.55

    Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in the 1990s, new states - most of them muslim - emerged in central Asia and the Caucasus. These new states proved to be both oil-rich and central in the strip of conflict and instability that stretches from central Europe to the Far East. This volume draws attention to previously neglected issues which... more...

  • Beyond Memoryby Greta Lynn Uehling

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 45.00

    This book offers the first in-depth, ethnographic exploration of the Crimean Tatars' experience of deportation from Ukraine at the end of World War II, examining how "memories" and sentiments were created and came to shape the dramatic repatriation to historic lands, which involved squatting and self-immolation. more...

  • Securing the Indian Frontier in Central Asiaby Martin Ewans

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.62

    The three decades between 1865 and 1895 marked a particularly contentious period in the relationship between Britain and Russia in Central Asia, which more than once brought them to the verge of war. Moderates tried to settle the problem by the negotiation of ‘neutral zones’, or firm boundaries, but the issue was complicated by misreading of intentions,... more...

  • The Kurds and Kurdistan: A Selective and Annotated Bibliographyby Lokman Meho

    ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 75.00

    As the Kurdish question becomes more prominent in Middle Eastern politics, it is attracting attention from the media, the academic community, and governmental and non-governmental organizations. Swamped with questions from the press and academic departments, students of Kurdish topics have needed a comprehensive bibliography on the Kurds. This book... more...