Everyday Life in Central Asia Past and Present

ISBN-10: 0253219043

ISBN-13: 9780253219046

Edition: 2007

Authors: Jeff Sahadeo, Russell Zanca

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Contributors from a variety of disciplines examine how ordinary Central Asians lead their lives and navigate shifting historical and political trends. Important issues of gender, religion, power, culture, and wealth are illuminated.
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List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 7/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Jeff Sahadeo is Associate Professor of European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies and Political Science at Carleton University in Ottawa. He is editor (with Russell Zanca) of Everyday Life in Central Asia (IUP, 2007).

Jeff Sahadeo is Assistant Professor, Institute of European and Russian Studies and Department of Political Science, Carleton University, Ottawa. He is author of Russian Colonial Society in Tashkent, 1865--1923 (IUP, 2006).Russell Zanca is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Northeastern Illinois University. He is author of The Big Cotton Collective: Uzbeks after Socialism.

Introduction: Central Asia and Everyday Life
Background Introduction
Turks and Tajiks in Central Asian History Scott Levi
Communities Introduction
Everyday Life among the Turkmen Nomads Adrienne Edgar
Recollections of a Hazara Wedding in the 1930s Robert Canfield
Trouble in Birglich Robert Canfield
A Central Asian Tale of Two Cities:Locating Lives and Aspirations in a Shifting Post-Soviet Cityscape Morgan Y. Liu
Gender Introduction
The Limits of Liberation: Gender, Revolution, and the Veil in Everyday Life in Soviet Uzbekistan Douglas Northrop
The Wedding Feast: Living the New Uzbek Life in the 1930s Marianne Kamp
Practical Consequences of Soviet Policy and Ideology for Gender in Central Asia and Contemporary Reversal Elizabeth Constantine
Dinner with Akhmet Greta Uehling
Performance and Encounters Introduction
An Ethnohistorical Journey through Kazakh Hospitality Paula A. Michaels
Konstitutsiya Buzildi: Gender Relations in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan Peter Finke and Meltem Sancak
Fat and All That: Good Eating the Uzbek Way Russell Zanca
Public and Private Celebrations: Uzbekistan's National Holidays Laura Adams
Music Across the Kazakh Steppe Michael Rouland
Nation, State, and Society in the Everyday Introduction
The Shrinking of the Welfare State: Central Asians'Assessments of Soviet and Post-Soviet Governance Kelly McMann
Going to School in Uzbekistan Shoshana Keller
Alphabet Changes in Turkmenistan: State, Society, and the Everyday, 1904-2004 Victoria Clement
Travels in the Margins of the State: Everyday Geography in the Ferghana Valley Borderlands Madeleine Reeves
Religion Introduction
Divided Faith: Trapped between State and Islam in Uzbekistan Eric McGlinchey
Sacred Sites, Profane Ideologies: Religious Pilgrimage and the Uzbek State David Abramson and Elyor Karimov
Everyday Negotiations of Islam in Central Asia: Practicing Religion in the Uyghur Neighborhood of Zarya Vostoka in Almaty, Kazakhstan Sean Roberts
Namaz, Wishing Trees, and Vodka: The Diversity of Everyday Religious Life in Central Asia David Montgomery
Christians as the Main Religious Minority in Central Asia Sebastien Peyrouse
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