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Everyday Life in Central Asia : Past and Present

Label
Everyday Life in Central Asia : Past and Present
Title
Everyday Life in Central Asia
Title remainder
Past and Present
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For its citizens, contemporary Central Asia is a land of great promise and peril. While the end of Soviet rule has opened new opportunities for social mobility and cultural expression, political and economic dynamics have also imposed severe hardships. In this lively volume, contributors from a variety of disciplines examine how ordinary Central Asians lead their lives and navigate shifting historical and political trends. Provocative stories of Turkmen nomads, Afghan villagers, Kazakh scientists, Kyrgyz border guards, a Tajik strongman, guardians of religious shrines in Uzbekistan, and other
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Sahadeo, Jeff
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Zanca, Russell
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnology
  • Asia, Central
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Ethnology
  • Manners and customs
  • Asia, Central
  • Alltag
  • Mittelasien
Label
Everyday Life in Central Asia : Past and Present
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-388) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Central Asia and Everyday Life; Part 1: Background; Introduction; 1 Turks and Tajiks in Central Asian History; Part 2: Communities; Introduction; 2 Everyday Life among the Turkmen Nomads; 3 Recollections of a Hazara Wedding in the 1930s; 4 Trouble in Birgilich; 5 A Central Asian Tale of Two Cities: Locating Lives and Aspirations in a Shifting Post-Soviet Cityscape; Part 3: Gender; Introduction; 6 The Limits of Liberation: Gender, Revolution, and the Veil in Everyday Life in Soviet Uzbekistan
  • 7 The Wedding Feast: Living the New Uzbek Life in the 1930s8 Practical Consequences of Soviet Policy and Ideology for Gender in Central Asia and Contemporary Reversal; 9 Dinner with Akhmet; Part 4: Performance and Encounters; Introduction; 10 An Ethnohistorical Journey through Kazakh Hospitality; 11 Konstitutsiya buzildi! Gender Relations in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan; 12 Fat and All That: Good Eating the Uzbek Way; 13 Public and Private Celebrations: Uzbekistan's National Holidays; 14 Music across the Kazakh Steppe; Part 5: Nation, State, and Society in the Everyday; Introduction
  • 15 The Shrinking of the Welfare State: Central Asians' Assessments of Soviet and Post-Soviet Governance16 Going to School in Uzbekistan; 17 Alphabet Changes in Turkmenistan, 1904-2004; 18 Travels in the Margins of the State: Everyday Geography in the Ferghana Valley Borderlands; Part 6: Religion; Introduction; 19 Divided Faith: Trapped between State and Islam in Uzbekistan; 20 Sacred Sites, Profane Ideologies: Religious Pilgrimage and the Uzbek State; 21 Everyday Negotiations of Islam in Central Asia: Practicing Religion in the Uyghur Neighborhood of Zarya Vostoka in Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • 22 Namaz, Wishing Trees, and Vodka: The Diversity of Everyday Religious Life in Central Asia23 Christians as the Main Religious Minority in Central Asia; Selected Bibliography; List of Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn862827037
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (418 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253013538
Lccn
2006037058
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt16gjx54
Publisher number
MWT11531639
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862827037
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Everyday Life in Central Asia : Past and Present
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-388) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Central Asia and Everyday Life; Part 1: Background; Introduction; 1 Turks and Tajiks in Central Asian History; Part 2: Communities; Introduction; 2 Everyday Life among the Turkmen Nomads; 3 Recollections of a Hazara Wedding in the 1930s; 4 Trouble in Birgilich; 5 A Central Asian Tale of Two Cities: Locating Lives and Aspirations in a Shifting Post-Soviet Cityscape; Part 3: Gender; Introduction; 6 The Limits of Liberation: Gender, Revolution, and the Veil in Everyday Life in Soviet Uzbekistan
  • 7 The Wedding Feast: Living the New Uzbek Life in the 1930s8 Practical Consequences of Soviet Policy and Ideology for Gender in Central Asia and Contemporary Reversal; 9 Dinner with Akhmet; Part 4: Performance and Encounters; Introduction; 10 An Ethnohistorical Journey through Kazakh Hospitality; 11 Konstitutsiya buzildi! Gender Relations in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan; 12 Fat and All That: Good Eating the Uzbek Way; 13 Public and Private Celebrations: Uzbekistan's National Holidays; 14 Music across the Kazakh Steppe; Part 5: Nation, State, and Society in the Everyday; Introduction
  • 15 The Shrinking of the Welfare State: Central Asians' Assessments of Soviet and Post-Soviet Governance16 Going to School in Uzbekistan; 17 Alphabet Changes in Turkmenistan, 1904-2004; 18 Travels in the Margins of the State: Everyday Geography in the Ferghana Valley Borderlands; Part 6: Religion; Introduction; 19 Divided Faith: Trapped between State and Islam in Uzbekistan; 20 Sacred Sites, Profane Ideologies: Religious Pilgrimage and the Uzbek State; 21 Everyday Negotiations of Islam in Central Asia: Practicing Religion in the Uyghur Neighborhood of Zarya Vostoka in Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • 22 Namaz, Wishing Trees, and Vodka: The Diversity of Everyday Religious Life in Central Asia23 Christians as the Main Religious Minority in Central Asia; Selected Bibliography; List of Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn862827037
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (418 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253013538
Lccn
2006037058
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt16gjx54
Publisher number
MWT11531639
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862827037
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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