Author:Martha Brill Olcott

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Tajikistan’s: Difficult Development Path

By: Martha Brill Olcott

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104274

ISBN: 9789381904961

Condition: New


TAJIKISTAN TEETERS ON THE BRINK OF FAILURE. This mountainous and landlocked country, the poorest in Central Asia, confronts the challenges of good governance and economic survival. These domestic struggles become even more problematic as international forces prepare to withdraw from neighboring Afghanistan, leaving Central Asian countries to ensure regional stability. In Tajikistan’s Difficult Development Path, Martha Brill Olcott traces the political, economic, and social change following the country’s independence and international efforts to avert state collapse. The Tajik government’... View more info

In the Whirlwind of Jihad

By: Martha Brill Olcott

Price: $25.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104293

ISBN: 9789381904848

Condition: New


In Uzbekistan, Central Asias most populous country, Islam has been an ever-present factor in the lives of the people and a contentious force for political officials trying to build a secular and authoritarian government. In the Whirlwind of Jihad examines the intertwined and evolving relationships between religion, the state and society in Uzbekistan from the late 1980s to today, encompassing the period from the collapse of the Soviet Union to the launch of the U.S.led war on terror in neighboring Afghanistan. Martha Brill Olcott, the foremost expert on Central Asia, concludes that in an era o... View more info