CENTRAL ASIA READER: The Rediscovery of History Edited by H. B. Paksoy ORDERS: M. E. Sharpe 80 Business Park Drive Armonk, NY 10504 914/ 273 1800 800/ 541 6563 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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