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Turkish-Russian Relations: Competition and Cooperation in Eurasia

Fatma Asli Kelikitli
Routledge (July, 2019)

Women in the Cinemas of Iran and Turkey As Images and as Image-Makers

Gönül Dönmez-Colin
Routledge (July, 2019)

This volume compares the cinema...

Christ Came Forth from India: Georgian Astrological Texts of the 17th, 18th and 19th Centuries

Grove, Timothy Paul  
Brill (October 26, 2020)

Coming of Age in Iran Poverty and the Struggle for Dignity

Hashemi, Manata ​
NYU Press (May, 2020)

US Policies in Central Asia: Democracy, Energy and the War on Terror

Ilya Levine
Routledge (December, 2019)


Democracy promotion, security and energy are the predominant themes of US policy in Central Asia after the Cold War. This...

Kazakhstan’s Developmental Journey: Entrenched Paradigms, Achievements, and the Challenge of Global Competitiveness

Koulouri, Anastasia, Mouraviev, Nikolai (Eds.)
Springer, 2021


On the Threshold of Eurasia: Revolutionary Poetics in the Caucasus

Leah Feldman(Author)
Cornell University Press (October 15, 2018)

Persianate Selves: Memories of Place and Origin Before Nationalism

Mana Kia
Stanford University Press (May, 2020)


For centuries, Persian was the language of power and learning across Central, South, and West Asia, and Persians received ...

Power and Water in Central Asia

Menga, Filippo   ​ 
Routledge (September, 2020) 

A History of the Tajiks: Iranians of the East

Richard Foltz
Bloomsbury June, 2019

In this comprehensive and up to date history, from prehistoric proto-Indo-Iranian...
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