To Moscow, Not Mecca: The Soviet Campaign Against Islam in Central Asia, 1917-1941

To Moscow, Not Mecca: The Soviet Campaign Against Islam in Central Asia, 1917-1941

by Shoshana Keller

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Overview

Sets the anti-Islamic campaign in the context of general policies on religion and the nationalities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313074806
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/30/2001
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 575 KB

About the Author

SHOSHANA KELLER is an Associate Professor of Russian/Soviet History at Hamilton College. Her research and training center on the multinational character of the Soviet Union and integrating Russian history into that of the Eurasian continent as a whole./e Her other interests include religious history and nation-building in the Soviet context.

Table of Contents

Preface

Imperial Russia and Islam

Old Empire on a New Basis

Soviet Central Asia: Laying a Foundation

Discussing the Problem

Breaking Islam

Retrenchment

Second Wave

Conclusion

Glossary

Bibliography

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