Turkmenistan: Strategies Of Power, Dilemmas Of Development, 1st Edition

  • Sebastien Peyrouse
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  • ISBN-10: 0765632047
  • ISBN-13: 9780765632043
  • DDC: 958.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 248 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Examines the political, social, economic, and geopolitical dimensions of contemporary Turkmenistan and considers the prospects for its emergence as a political and economic factor in the twenty-first century world.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Maps and Tables.
1: Old Territory, Multiple Influences, New Nation.
2: Turkmen Territory: Unity and Diversity.
3: From Antiquity to the Khanates: A History of Fits and Starts.
4: The Impact of Russian-Soviet Modernization.
5: The Building of the Turkmen Nation.
6: Post-Soviet Technologies of Power.
7: An Independence Marked by Niyazov's Authoritarian Rule.
8: Culture and Religion: The Issues of Reconstruction.
9: Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov: Illusion of a Khrushchevian Thaw?.
10: Development Challenges and Strategies.
11: Turkmenistan from the Inside: Social and Economic Evolutions.
12: The Future “Kuwait of Central Asia”?.
13: Finding Its Place on the International Stage.
About the Author.