The Kazakhs by Martha Brill Olcott

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Published by Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .

Written in English

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  • Kazakhstan -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-381) and index.

Book details

StatementMartha Brill Olcott.
SeriesStudies of nationalities, Hoover Institution Press publication ;, 427
LC ClassificationsDK908.6 .O43 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 388 p., [2] p. of plates :
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL787027M
ISBN 100817993517, 0817993525, 0817993525
LC Control Number95019311

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The area was conquered by Russia in the 18th and 19th centuries, and Kazakhstan became a Soviet Republic in Martha Brill Olcott details the major events that have shaped the character of the Islamic nation of Kazakhstan, discussing the rise and fall of the Kazakh khanate, the Kazakhs in imperial Russia, revolutionary and Soviet Kazakhstan, and the struggle for autonomy under Soviet rule.\".

The Kazakhs, a Turkic people, are the second largest Muslim people group of Central Asia. In times past, they may have been the most influential of the various Central Asian ethnic groups.

Most of the Kazakhs live in The Kazakhs book. Large communities can also be found in Mongolia, Ukraine and Russia. Syrym Datuly (–), leader of the Kazakhs of the Junior Jüz; Khiuaz Dospanova (–), aviation navigator, officer in the "night witches" Manshuk Mametova (–), World War II machine gunner, posthumous Hero of the Soviet Union; Baurzhan Momyshuly (–), writer, posthumous Hero of the Soviet Union for actions in.

"Up-to-date material continues the Kazakhs' story from the dismissal of Dinmukhamed Akhmedovich Kunaev, chairman of the Council of Ministers (December ) to independence (December ) to the present. Outlining changes in Kazakh historiography since the fall of the Soviet Union, this volume identifies areas of contention and ways in which new groups of.

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The Kazakhs, a Turkic people ethnically tied to the Uighur (We-goor) people of western China and similar in appearance to Mongolians, emerged in from over sixty years of life behind the Iron Curtain.

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Kazakhs can be found in Kazakhstan, a country that became an independent nation-state in when the Soviet Union dissolved. Kazakhstan is located in Central Asia, and shares borders with Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. Significant populations of Kazakhs also live in Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkey.

Kazakhstan in World War II analyzes these processes and their impact on the Kazakhs and the Soviet Union as a whole. The first English-language study of a non-Russian Soviet republic during World War II, the book explores how the war altered official policies toward the region’s ethnic groups—and accelerated Central Asia’s integration.

The world’s ninth-biggest country is the most economically advanced of the ‘stans’, thanks to its abundant reserves of oil and most other valuable minerals. This means generally better standards of accommodation, restaurants and transport than elsewhere in Central Asia. The biggest city, Almaty, is almost reminiscent of Europe with its.

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They are a semi-nomadic people and have roamed the mountains and valleys of western Mongolia with their herds since the 19th century.

"While the literature on diaspora, homecoming, and homeland is vast, there is very little discussion of these issues and concepts as they relate to the Kazakhs. This book is of great import to the international migration field."—Elzbieta Brand: Stanford University Press.

Kazakhs have always known that words were a much stronger tool than even a warrior's sword. Apt and true words in the steppe have always had value. And words were a real weapon. Kazakhs have said: "A wit with a tongue, from which is dripping honey, put off the horse, a warrior with a sword, from which is dripping blood".

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The Mongolian Kazakhs, for example, have integrated Mongolian festivals within their own traditions. Buddhism is the biggest religion in Mongolia as a whole, but most Kazakhs are Sunni Muslims. Many Kazakhs in Mongolia now have their own spiritual identity, which combines Islam with their own traditions.

How do ethnicity and notions of a traditional homeland interact in shaping a community's values and images. As Alexander C. Diener shows in One Homeland or Two?, the answer, even in a diaspora, is far from a simple harking back to the old country.

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