The social history of Central Asia as a whole
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- Perspectives on the unrest in the Altai
region of the USSR
- H. B. Paksoy, 1990. First published via ‘Report on the
USSR’ over the SOVSET computer network by Radio Liberty,
Munich, on 10 September 1990. The Altai region of Tuva,
ASSR and the question of Altaian Turkic ethnic identity.
The ideology of Pan-Turkism.
- Crimean Tartars
- A dialog from CenAsia list, February 1996. A statement by
the U.S. propaganda agency, Voice of America, on the Crimean
Tartars, and the dialog on the CenAsia list to which it
gave rise regarding literary sources for the
- Part of a dialog from CenAsia List, March 1996. Focus here
is on their religious affiliation.
- Books on Gender and Social Costs of
- By Armin Bauer, 26 October 1997. The author pushes two of
his books on women and gender in Central Asia written for
the Asian Development Bank.
- Passport nationalities
- By John Clark, 16 March 1998. People choose advantageous
nationalities, which is either the titular nationality in
the republic in question, or, particularly in the old days,
Russian. Because people had a lot of latitude in their choice,
more Russians and titular nationalities in the statistics
than was actually true.
- By Nick Megoran, 30 March 1999. About a speech by Daniyar
Uconov in the Kyrgyzstani Jogorku Kengesh's debate about
the border situation and relationships with neighbouring
states. His opinions about a ‘fifth column’ are
alarming and mirror comments made by Dooronbek Sadirbaev
expressing fear of immigration from neighbouring