Soviet Central Asia and Azerbaijan: 1917–1991
(4,787 words)

The late colonial period

Sources that permit a multi-faceted inquiry into the lives of Central Asian and Azerbaijani women become far more available in the period following the Russian conquest than previously. Russians began the conquest of the Kazakh steppe in the late 1700s, and ended their Central Asian campaigns with the conques…

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Kamp, Marianne R., “Soviet Central Asia and Azerbaijan: 1917–1991”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 19 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0037>
First published online: 2009



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