Russia's Muslim Frontiers

Russia's Muslim Frontiers

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qReaders will find fresh and thought-provoking studies: the differing approaches of the U.S. and the [former] Soviet Union to Middle East policy, Central Asia, and South Asia... provide grounds for self-criticism and the exploration of new directions.q a€”John L. Esposito q... recommended highly for its expert analyses of political Islam.q a€”Journal of Third World Studies Russian, Central Asian, and American scholars appraise recent political and religious developments among Russiaa€™s Muslim neighbors.1991 (The Economist, February 22, 1992) or U.S. and Saudi support for fundamentalist movements in Afghanistan, relics of ... communications, and educational agreements announced so far, as the Central Asian republics seek to extend trade ... Martha Brill Olcotta#39;s essay provides a guided tour of the regiona#39;s republics, a sketch of their recent political history, and the ... of nationalism, fueled in part by the exemplar of Turkey, may not be shared by all parties in each of the new republics.

Title:Russia's Muslim Frontiers
Author:Dale F. Eickelman
Publisher:Indiana University Press - 1993


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