CENTRAL ASIA READER:

                          The Rediscovery of History



                                   Edited by

                                 H. B. Paksoy



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                                   Contents



     H. B. Paksoy      

     Introduction





 I. Rediscovery of History



      Ayaz Malikov

The Question of the Turk: The Way Out of the Crisis



      Muhammad Ali

Let Us Learn Our Heritage: Get to Know Yourself



      Zeki Velidi Togan

The Origins of the Kazaks and the Ozbeks





 II. Rediscovery of Cultural Monuments



       Naim Karimov 

Exposing the Murderer of Alpamysh



       Memmed Dadashzade

Ethnographic Information Concerning Azerbaijan

       Contained in the Dede Korkut Dastan

   

       Kahar Barat

Discovery of History: The Burial Site of Kashgarli Mahmud



       Bahtiyar Nazarov

Kutadgu Bilig: One of the First Written Monuments of the

     Aesthetic Thought of the Turkic People 

 

       ``Adabiyatchi''

Deceivers: Observations Pursuant to Judicial Proceedings

 



 III. Rediscovery of Political History

 

        Yusuf Akchura

Three Types of Policies



The Program of the Turkic Federalist Party in Turkistan (1917)



         H.B. Paksoy 

Excerpts from the Memoirs of Zeki Velidi Togan



         Sheik-ul-Islam al-Haj Allahshªkªr Pashazade 

Address to the Fourth International Conference on Central Asia



 

 IV. Rediscovery of Political Identity



          Turkestan 



Alma-Ata, December 1986



Ethnic Conflict in Central Asia, Summer 1989

          Mustafa Jemilev 

The Crimean Tatars' Thorny Path to Their Homeland 



The Nevada-Semipalatinsk Antinuclear Movement in Kazakhstan

 

Events in Baku, January 1990



``The Unifying Line Must Be the National Liberation Idea''

   An Interview with Etibar Memmedov, Rehim Gaziyev, and Nemet

     Penahov. 

 



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