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Nations, minorities, and states in Central Asia

Ajay Patnaik

Nations, minorities, and states in Central Asia

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Published by Published for Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies [by] Anamika Publishers & Distributors in New Delhi .
Written in English

  • Asia, Central.
    • Subjects:
    • Asia, Central -- Politics and government -- 1991-,
    • Nationalism -- Asia, Central,
    • Minorities -- Asia, Central

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-260) and index.

      StatementAjay Patnaik.
      ContributionsMaulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (Calcutta, India)
      LC ClassificationsDK859.56 .P38 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination266 p. ;
      Number of Pages266
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3716135M
      ISBN 108179750701
      LC Control Number2003322960

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About the Author Nations Patnaik is Professor at the Centre for Russian and Central Asian Minorities, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India. He has authored three books: Nations, Minorities and States in Central Asia (), Central Asia Between Modernity and Tradition () and Perestroika and Women Labour Force in Soviet Central Asia ().Format: Hardcover.

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