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Veiled empire : gender and power in stalinist Central Asia

Author: Douglas Northrop
Publisher: Ithaca (New York) : Cornell University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

Drawing on extensive research in the archives of Russia and Uzbekistan, Douglas Northrop here reconstructs the turbulent history of a Soviet campaign that sought to end the seclusion of Muslim women.  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Northrop
ISBN: 0801488915 9780801488917
OCLC Number: 1025609981
Notes: Bibliografía: p. 371-383 Índice.
Awards: Winner of *Winner, Heldt Prize (Association for Women in Sla.
Description: XVII, 392 p. : il. mapas ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction1. Embodying Uzbekistan2. Hujum, 19273. Bolshevik Blinders4. The Chust Affair5. Subaltern Voices6. With Friends Like These7. Crimes of Daily Life8. The Limits of Law9. Stalin's Central Asia?Conclusion
Responsibility: Douglas Northrop.


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"Veiled Empire contributes a lot to a more proper understanding of Soviet power in practice. It provides a remarkably deep insight into the inherent dynamics of Soviet power and gender relations in Read more...

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