The Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of Central Asia (Palgrave Concise Historical Atlases) (Paperback)

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The Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of Central Asia (Palgrave Concise Historical Atlases) (Paperback)

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This atlas graphically illuminates the region's history tracing back to the 8th-7th century B.C. From the spread of Islam to the invasion of the Mongols, the area has been at the crossroads of some of the world's most important developments, all succinctly explained in this book.
Rafis Abazov is an adjunct professor at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University. He worked as a Central Asian regional analyst for Moscow-based news agencies and newspapers and contributed annual analytical reports on Central Asia to various international analytical research centers, including the Freedom House and Transition-on-Line. He has published three books, including Historical Dictionary of Kyrgyzstan and Historical Dictionary of Turkmenistan and contributed a number of articles to edited volumes, including about 50 articles to various encyclopedias.
Product Details ISBN: 9781403975423
ISBN-10: 1403975426
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: March 3rd, 2008
Pages: 125
Language: English
Series: Palgrave Concise Historical Atlases

"Every diplomat, scholar or traveler who knows the historical geography of Central Asia, will be miles ahead in understanding the region than those who do. The Palgrave Concisee Historical Atlas of Central Asia is an excellent read that provides a wealth of knowledge for western vistors, helping them to learn about the complexity of Central Asian history, geopolitics and recent political developments."--Grigoriy Evseev, President, Central Asian Geographic Society, Kazakhstan.