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Historical dictionary of Turkmenistan

Author: Rafis Abazov
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2005.
Series: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East, 53.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Historical Dictionary of Turkmenistan, the first comprehensive reference book in English, provides a concise overview of the historical development of Turkmenistan. The introduction and chronology outline Turkmen history, with a focus on the 20th century; political and economic development; ethnic policies; and nation building. The dictionary consists of approximately 300 entries and is cross-referenced for easy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Dictionaries
History
Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rafis Abazov
ISBN: 0810853620 9780810853621
OCLC Number: 55981894
Description: civ, 240 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Contents --
Editor's Foreword (Jon Woronoff) --
Acknowledgements --
Reader's Note --
Acronyms and Abbreviations --
Maps --
Chronology --
Introduction --
The Dictionary --
Bibliography --
Appendix A. Changes in Geographic Names --
Appendix B. Selected Statistical Data --
About the Author.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East, 53.
Responsibility: Rafis Abazov.
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"Historical Dictionary of Turkmenistan, the first comprehensive reference book in English, provides a concise overview of the historical development of Turkmenistan. The introduction and chronology outline Turkmen history, with a focus on the 20th century; political and economic development; ethnic policies; and nation building. The dictionary consists of approximately 300 entries and is cross-referenced for easy use by international consultants, NGO activists, policymakers, scholars, and students. The substantial bibliography helps readers find materials and resources in specialized subject areas."--Jacket.

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Detailed surveys of Turkmenistan are rare, and even when studies are done on the country, it is usually grouped together with its neighbors, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Thus, Read more...

 
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