"A very useful background text... This work will long remain an expert tool for all those interested in the new Muslim states in Central Asia." Jacob B. Landau, Middle Eastern Studies From reviews of the second edition: "The best available survey of Soviet Central Asia."--Stuart Thompstone, European History Quarterly "Excellent background reading..."--Mervyn Matthews, Asian Affairs
About the Author
Edward Allworth is Emeritus Professor of Turco-Soviet Studies and Special Lecturer, Columbia University. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Harriman Institute and of the Center for the Study of Central Asia, Columbia University.