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Central Asia: A New History from the Imperial Conquests to the Present

Adeeb Khalid

Pious Peripheries: Runaway Women in Post-Taliban Afghanistan

Ahsan-Tirmizi, Sonia 
Stanford University Press (May, 2021) 

Iran Rising: The Survival and Future of the Islamic Republic

Amin Saikal
Princeton University Press, (Feb, 2021)


When Iranians overthrew their pro-Western monarchy in favor of an Islamic regime in 1979, many observers predicted that revolutionary t...

Iran, Islam and Democracy: The Politics of Managing Change

Ansari, Ali M.
University of Chicago Press (May, 2019) 

From Conflict to Autonomy in the Caucasus: The Soviet Union and the Making of Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Nagorno Karaba...

Arsène Saparov
Routledge (January, 2018)


This book is the first historical work to study the creation of ethnic autonomies in the Caucasus in the 1920s &...

Terrorism and Insurgency in Asia: A contemporary examination of terrorist and separatist movements

Bejamin Schreer, Andrew T. H. Tan
Routledge (December, 2020)


The Sociology of Central Asian Youth: Choice, Constraint, Risk

Bhat, Mohd.Aslam  
Routledge (January, 2020)

China’s Maritime Silk Road Initiative, Africa, and the Middle East: Feats, Freezes, and Failures

Blanchard, Jean-Marc F. (Ed.)
Springer, 2021


Studies on Sufism in Central Asia

DeWeese, Devin  
Routledge (June 30, 2020) 

Urban Heritage Along the Silk Roads: A Contemporary Reading of Urban Transformation of Historic Cities in the Middle Eas...

Fatemeh Farnaz, Arefian, Moeini, Seyed Hossein Iradj (Eds.)
Springer, 2020
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