Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan: Life and Politics by Timur Dadabaev, Hisao Komatsu

By Timur Dadabaev, Hisao Komatsu

This quantity bargains views from most people in post-Soviet critical Asia and reconsiders the that means and the legacy of Soviet management in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. This examine emphasizes that the way humans in critical Asia reconcile their Soviet prior to an exceptional volume refers back to the three-fold means of recollecting their daily reviews, reflecting on their prior from the point of view in their post-Soviet current, and re-imagining. those 3 components impact thoughts and bring about selectivity in reminiscence building. This procedure additionally emphasizes the points of the Soviet period humans decide to keep in mind in confident and unfavorable lighting fixtures. eventually, this e-book demonstrates how Soviet existence has prompted the identification and figuring out of self one of the inhabitants in post-Soviet imperative Asian states.

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The famine is an important event in Kyrgyz history, G. Kurmangaliyeva Ercilasun (*) Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey © The Author(s) 2017 T. Dadabaev, H. 1057/978-1-137-52236-8_3 39 40 G. KURMANGALIYEVA ERCILASUN and deserves more attention and should be studied on its own. Having analyzed research on oral history sources, this study claims that the famine in reality was more severe than is written in the history books. This work is based on the method of oral history sources, by interviewing elderly people who are 70 years old and above.

Recollections of Emerging Hybrid Ethnic Identities in Soviet Central Asia: The Case of Uzbekistan. Nationalities Papers 41(6): 1–23. ———. 2014. Religiosity and Soviet ‘Modernization’ in Central Asia: Locating religious traditions and rituals in recollections of anti-religious policies in Uzbekistan, Religion, State and Society, Volume 42, Issue 4 December, pp. 328–353. ———. 2015. Identity and Memory in Post-Soviet Central Asia: Uzbekistan’s Soviet Experience. Routledge: Oxon. , 1995. Narrating Our Pasts: the Social Construction of Oral History.

2014. Religiosity and Soviet ‘Modernization’ in Central Asia: Locating religious traditions and rituals in recollections of anti-religious policies in Uzbekistan, Religion, State and Society, Volume 42, Issue 4 December, pp. 328–353. ———. 2015. Identity and Memory in Post-Soviet Central Asia: Uzbekistan’s Soviet Experience. Routledge: Oxon. , 1995. Narrating Our Pasts: the Social Construction of Oral History. Cambridge University Press, New York. CHAPTER 3 Famine in Kyrgyzstan in the 1930s and 1940s Guljanat Kurmangaliyeva Ercilasun At the end of the 1920s and the beginning of the 1930s, Soviet forced collectivization policies, implemented together with the deprivation of livestock and de-kulakization overlapped with harsh weather conditions and poor harvests.

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