Russian conquest in Central Asia
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Russian conquest in Central Asia transformation and acculturation by Manuel Sarkisyanz

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Published by Südasien-Institut der Universität in Heidelberg .
Written in English



  • Asia, Central,
  • Soviet Union


  • Acculturation.,
  • Asia, Central -- History.,
  • Soviet Union -- Relations -- Asia, Central.,
  • Asia, Central -- Relations -- Soviet Union.

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Edition Notes

StatementManuel Sarkisyanz.
SeriesSonderdrucke der Mitglieder - Südasien-Institut der Universität Heidelberg ; 167
LC ClassificationsDS331 .H45 no. 167, DK856 .H45 no. 167
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 248-288, 443-447 ;
Number of Pages447
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4206685M
LC Control Number80485971

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