By Peter L. Roudik
Central Asia's lengthy and intricate background is teeming with various cultures and traditions. The international locations of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan have served as an immense cultural crossroad in the course of the millennia, with many customs colliding and mixing alongside the way in which. during this finished quantity, scholars can learn the way imperative Asia built in precedent days and the way the international locations of the steppes developed during the heart a long time into smooth historical past. From the Silk street to Russian colonization to Soviet rule, primary Asia's ever-changing international locations proceed to play a big position in foreign society this present day. This quantity is the precise addition to any highschool, public, or undergraduate library.
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