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Symbolism and power in Central Asia : politics of the spectacular

Author: Sally N Cummings
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
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Helps us to widen our understandings of developments in Central Asia. This book contributes to broader studies of representation, ritual, power and identity.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally N Cummings
ISBN: 9780415575676 0415575672
OCLC Number: 640073260
Description: viii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Inscapes, Landscapes and Greyscapes: The Politics of Signification in Central Asia Sally N. Cummings 2. Legitimising Central Asian Authoritarianism: Political Manipulation and Symbolic Power Anna Matveeva 3. Nation Branding in Central Asia: A New Campaign to Present Ideas about the State and the Nation Erica Marat 4. Searching for Kamalot: Political Patronage and Youth Politics in Uzbekistan Eric M. McGlinchey 5. Michael Romm's Ascent of Mount Stalin: A Soviet Landscape? Stuart Horsman 6. The Art of the Impossible: Political Symbolism, and the Creation of National Identity and Collective Memory in Post-Soviet Turkmenistan Michael Denison 7. Promising Futures? Education as a Symbolic Resource of Hope in Kyrgyzstan Sarah S. Amsler 8. Identity, Symbolism, and the Politics of Language in Central Asia William Fierman 9. The Invention of Legitimacy: Struggles in Kyrgyzstan to Craft an Effective Nation-State Ideology Asel Murzakulova and John Schoeberlein 10. Mass Spectacle and Styles of Governmentality in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan Laura L. Adams and Assel Rustemova 11. Materialising State Space: 'Creeping Migration' and Territorial Integrity in Southern Kyrgyzstan Madeleine Reeves 12. Tajikistan's Virtual Politics of Peace John Heathershaw
Responsibility: edited by Sally N. Cummings.
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