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Despite Cultures: Early Soviet Rule in Tajikistan
Author: Botakoz Kassymbekova Category: History, Identity, Tajikistan Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press Publication Date: 2016 Language: English Link to Publisher

Despite Cultures examines the realities of Soviet state-building in Tajikistan throughout the 1920s and 1930s. Based on extensive archival research, Kassymbekova analyzes the tactics adopted by both central and peripheral elites to produce governance structures in this southern borderland.