The Resource Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan : country studies, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis

Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan : country studies, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis

Label
Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan : country studies
Title
Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan
Title remainder
country studies
Statement of responsibility
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis
Title variation
Country studies, Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Member of
Cataloging source
NjRocCCS
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DK851
LC item number
.K34 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1946-
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  • Curtis, Glenn E.
  • Library of Congress
Series statement
  • Area handbook series,
  • DA pam
  • HeinOnline world constitutions illustrated
Series volume
550-114
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Asia, Central
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uzbekistan
Target audience
specialized
Label
Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan : country studies, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Research completed March 1996"
  • ©2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 491-519) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Kazakstan / Martha Brill Olcott. Country profile -- Historical setting. Early tribal movements ; Forming the modern nation ; Russian control ; In the Soviet Union ; Reform and nationalist conflict ; The rise of Nazarbayev ; Sovereignty and independence -- Physical environment. Topography and drainage ; Climate ; Environmental problems -- Population and society. Demographic factors ; Ethnic groups ; The role of women ; Clans -- Religion. Islam in the past ; Islam and the state -- National identity. Language ; Culture -- Education -- Health. Health system ; Health conditions -- Social welfare -- The economy. Natural resources ; Agriculture ; Energy ; Work force ; Post-Soviet developments ; Banking and finance ; Prices, wages, and currency ; International financial relations -- Transportation and telecommunications -- Government and politics. Constitution ; Structure of government ; The election of 1994 and its aftermath ; Political organizations ; Nazarbayev and political prospects ; The media ; Human rights ; Foreign policy -- National security. Military establishment ; Military infrastructure ; Military doctrine ; Law enforcement systems ; National security prospects
  • Kyrgyzstan / Martha Brill Olcott. Country profile -- Historical background. Early history ; Mongol domination ; Russian control ; Into the Soviet Union ; Recent history -- Physical environment. Topography and drainage ; Climate ; Environmental problems -- Population. Demographic characteristics ; Ethnic groups ; Geographic factors -- Society and culture. Language ; Ethnic traditions ; Social structure ; Contemporary culture -- Religion. The introduction of Islam ; Tribal religion ; Islam and the state -- Education. Education system ; Instruction ; Curriculum ; Higher education -- Health and welfare. Health care system ; Health conditions ; Social welfare -- The economy. Role in the Soviet economy ; Natural resources ; Agriculture ; Industry ; Energy ; Economic reform ; Financial system ; Prices, monetary policy, and debt ; Foreign investments ; Foreign trade -- Transportation and telecommunications -- Government and politics. Background ; Constitution ; Structure of government ; Political parties ; The media ; Human rights -- Foreign relations. Central Asian neighbors ; Russia -- National security. Armed forces ; Internal security ; National security prospects
  • Tajikistan / Muriel Atkin. Country profile -- Historical background. Ethnic background ; Early history ; The Russian conquest ; The revolutionary era ; Impact of the civil war ; The Basmachi ; Creation of Tajikistan ; Collectivization ; The purges ; The postwar period -- Physical environment. Dimensions and borders ; Topography and drainage ; Climate ; Environmental programs -- Population. Population characteristics ; Urbanization ; The rural majority ; Gender and family structure ; Emigration ; Ethnic groups ; Forces of nationalism -- Religion. Islam ; Other religions -- Culture and the arts. Literature ; Cultural institutions -- Education. Historical development ; Education in the 1980s and 1990s ; Vocational education ; Higher education and research -- Health. Health care system ; Health conditions -- The economy. Agriculture ; Industry ; Energy ; Labor ; Standard of living ; Economic conditions in the early 1990s ; Transition to a market economy ; Foreign economic relations -- Transportation and telecommunications. Railroads ; Roads ; Air travel ; Telecommunications -- Government and politics. Transition to Post-Soviet government ; Government structure ; Political parties ; The media ; Human rights ; Foreign relations -- National security. Russia's role in the early 1990s ; The armed forces ; Internal security
  • Turkmenistan / Larry Clark, Michael Thurman, and David Tyson. Country profile -- Historical setting. Origins and early history ; Formation of the Turkmen nation ; Incorporation into Russia ; Soviet Turkmenistan ; Sovereignty and independence -- Physical environment. Physical features ; Climate ; Hydrological conditions ; Environmental issues -- Population. Size and distribution ; Migration trends -- Society. National traditions ; Social structure ; The spoken language ; The written language -- Religion. History and structure ; Religion after independence -- Education. Education system ; Curriculum ; Higher education -- Health. Structure of health care ; Health care conditions ; Health conditions -- Welfare. Living standards ; Government welfare programs -- The economy. Natural resources ; Agriculture ; Industry ; Labor ; Economic structure ; Privatization ; Fiscal and monetary conditions ; Foreign trade -- Transportation and telecommunications. Railroads ; Roads ; Pipelines ; Airlines ; Merchant marine ; Telecommunications -- Government and politics. Centers of political power ; Government structure ; Political parties ; Human rights -- Foreign policy. Background ; Foreign relations issues ; The United States ; Western Europe ; Asian neighbors ; CIS relations ; Caspian Sea issues -- National security. Strategic considerations ; Military doctrine ; Role of Russia and the CIS ; Force structure ; Internal security forces ; Criminal justice
  • Uzbekistan / Nancy Lubin. Country profile -- Historical background. Early history ; The early Islamic period ; The Turkification of Mawarannahr ; The Mongol period ; The rule of Timur ; The Uzbek period ; Arrival of the Russians ; The Russian conquest ; Entering the twentieth century ; The Jadidists and Basmachis ; The Stalinist period ; Russification and resistance ; The 1980s ; Independence -- Physical environment. Topography and drainage ; Climate ; Environmental problems -- Population. Size and distribution ; Ethnic composition ; Other social affiliations -- Language and literature. Linguistic background ; Influences in the Soviet period ; Language in the 1990s ; Literature -- Religion. Islam in the Soviet Era ; The issue of fundamentalism ; Mainstream Islam in the 1990s -- Education. Education system ; Curriculum ; Instruction -- Health. Health care system ; Health conditions -- The economy. Mineral resources ; Energy ; Agriculture ; Industry ; Labor force ; Postcommunist economic reform ; Structural and legal reform ; Banking and finance ; International financial relations -- Transportation and telecommunications -- Government and politics. Postindependence changes ; The constitution ; Local government ; Opposition parties ; The media ; Human rights -- Foreign relations. Central Asian states ; Russia and the CIS ; The Middle East and Pakistan ; China ; The United States -- National security. External security conditions ; Background of military development ; The armed forces ; Internal security
  • Uzbekistan
  • Nancy Lubin
  • Kazakstan
  • Martha Brill Olcott
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Martha Brill Olcott
  • Tajikistan
  • Muriel Atkin
  • Turkmenistan
  • Larry Clark, Michael Thurman and David Tyson
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st edition
Extent
1 online resource (lxi, 570 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan : country studies, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Research completed March 1996"
  • ©2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 491-519) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Kazakstan / Martha Brill Olcott. Country profile -- Historical setting. Early tribal movements ; Forming the modern nation ; Russian control ; In the Soviet Union ; Reform and nationalist conflict ; The rise of Nazarbayev ; Sovereignty and independence -- Physical environment. Topography and drainage ; Climate ; Environmental problems -- Population and society. Demographic factors ; Ethnic groups ; The role of women ; Clans -- Religion. Islam in the past ; Islam and the state -- National identity. Language ; Culture -- Education -- Health. Health system ; Health conditions -- Social welfare -- The economy. Natural resources ; Agriculture ; Energy ; Work force ; Post-Soviet developments ; Banking and finance ; Prices, wages, and currency ; International financial relations -- Transportation and telecommunications -- Government and politics. Constitution ; Structure of government ; The election of 1994 and its aftermath ; Political organizations ; Nazarbayev and political prospects ; The media ; Human rights ; Foreign policy -- National security. Military establishment ; Military infrastructure ; Military doctrine ; Law enforcement systems ; National security prospects
  • Kyrgyzstan / Martha Brill Olcott. Country profile -- Historical background. Early history ; Mongol domination ; Russian control ; Into the Soviet Union ; Recent history -- Physical environment. Topography and drainage ; Climate ; Environmental problems -- Population. Demographic characteristics ; Ethnic groups ; Geographic factors -- Society and culture. Language ; Ethnic traditions ; Social structure ; Contemporary culture -- Religion. The introduction of Islam ; Tribal religion ; Islam and the state -- Education. Education system ; Instruction ; Curriculum ; Higher education -- Health and welfare. Health care system ; Health conditions ; Social welfare -- The economy. Role in the Soviet economy ; Natural resources ; Agriculture ; Industry ; Energy ; Economic reform ; Financial system ; Prices, monetary policy, and debt ; Foreign investments ; Foreign trade -- Transportation and telecommunications -- Government and politics. Background ; Constitution ; Structure of government ; Political parties ; The media ; Human rights -- Foreign relations. Central Asian neighbors ; Russia -- National security. Armed forces ; Internal security ; National security prospects
  • Tajikistan / Muriel Atkin. Country profile -- Historical background. Ethnic background ; Early history ; The Russian conquest ; The revolutionary era ; Impact of the civil war ; The Basmachi ; Creation of Tajikistan ; Collectivization ; The purges ; The postwar period -- Physical environment. Dimensions and borders ; Topography and drainage ; Climate ; Environmental programs -- Population. Population characteristics ; Urbanization ; The rural majority ; Gender and family structure ; Emigration ; Ethnic groups ; Forces of nationalism -- Religion. Islam ; Other religions -- Culture and the arts. Literature ; Cultural institutions -- Education. Historical development ; Education in the 1980s and 1990s ; Vocational education ; Higher education and research -- Health. Health care system ; Health conditions -- The economy. Agriculture ; Industry ; Energy ; Labor ; Standard of living ; Economic conditions in the early 1990s ; Transition to a market economy ; Foreign economic relations -- Transportation and telecommunications. Railroads ; Roads ; Air travel ; Telecommunications -- Government and politics. Transition to Post-Soviet government ; Government structure ; Political parties ; The media ; Human rights ; Foreign relations -- National security. Russia's role in the early 1990s ; The armed forces ; Internal security
  • Turkmenistan / Larry Clark, Michael Thurman, and David Tyson. Country profile -- Historical setting. Origins and early history ; Formation of the Turkmen nation ; Incorporation into Russia ; Soviet Turkmenistan ; Sovereignty and independence -- Physical environment. Physical features ; Climate ; Hydrological conditions ; Environmental issues -- Population. Size and distribution ; Migration trends -- Society. National traditions ; Social structure ; The spoken language ; The written language -- Religion. History and structure ; Religion after independence -- Education. Education system ; Curriculum ; Higher education -- Health. Structure of health care ; Health care conditions ; Health conditions -- Welfare. Living standards ; Government welfare programs -- The economy. Natural resources ; Agriculture ; Industry ; Labor ; Economic structure ; Privatization ; Fiscal and monetary conditions ; Foreign trade -- Transportation and telecommunications. Railroads ; Roads ; Pipelines ; Airlines ; Merchant marine ; Telecommunications -- Government and politics. Centers of political power ; Government structure ; Political parties ; Human rights -- Foreign policy. Background ; Foreign relations issues ; The United States ; Western Europe ; Asian neighbors ; CIS relations ; Caspian Sea issues -- National security. Strategic considerations ; Military doctrine ; Role of Russia and the CIS ; Force structure ; Internal security forces ; Criminal justice
  • Uzbekistan / Nancy Lubin. Country profile -- Historical background. Early history ; The early Islamic period ; The Turkification of Mawarannahr ; The Mongol period ; The rule of Timur ; The Uzbek period ; Arrival of the Russians ; The Russian conquest ; Entering the twentieth century ; The Jadidists and Basmachis ; The Stalinist period ; Russification and resistance ; The 1980s ; Independence -- Physical environment. Topography and drainage ; Climate ; Environmental problems -- Population. Size and distribution ; Ethnic composition ; Other social affiliations -- Language and literature. Linguistic background ; Influences in the Soviet period ; Language in the 1990s ; Literature -- Religion. Islam in the Soviet Era ; The issue of fundamentalism ; Mainstream Islam in the 1990s -- Education. Education system ; Curriculum ; Instruction -- Health. Health care system ; Health conditions -- The economy. Mineral resources ; Energy ; Agriculture ; Industry ; Labor force ; Postcommunist economic reform ; Structural and legal reform ; Banking and finance ; International financial relations -- Transportation and telecommunications -- Government and politics. Postindependence changes ; The constitution ; Local government ; Opposition parties ; The media ; Human rights -- Foreign relations. Central Asian states ; Russia and the CIS ; The Middle East and Pakistan ; China ; The United States -- National security. External security conditions ; Background of military development ; The armed forces ; Internal security
  • Uzbekistan
  • Nancy Lubin
  • Kazakstan
  • Martha Brill Olcott
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Martha Brill Olcott
  • Tajikistan
  • Muriel Atkin
  • Turkmenistan
  • Larry Clark, Michael Thurman and David Tyson
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st edition
Extent
1 online resource (lxi, 570 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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