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The Formation of the Uzbek Nation-State A Study in Transition by Anita Sengupta

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Published by Lexington Books .
Written in English


  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • World history,
  • Nationalism,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Uzbekistan,
  • Asia - General,
  • History / General,
  • 1917-1991,
  • 20th century

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7913307M
ISBN 10073910618X
ISBN 109780739106181

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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages: maps ; 24 cm: Contents: On Problematizing the Formation of the Uzbek Nation-State --Beyond Boundaries: Identities in Pre-Soviet Central Asia --Defined Frontiers: Delimitation of Boundaries and the Formation of the Uzbek State --The Making of a Linguistic Identity: Language and the Uzbek State --The Making of a. Genre/Form: Electronic books History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Sengupta, Anita, Formation of the Uzbek nation-state. Lanham: Lexington Books, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Anita Sengupta. State Formation in Central Asia - A Case Study of Uzbekistan". PhD awarded in January Published as ‘The Formation of the Uzbek Nation-State: A Study in Transition’, Lanham, Boulder, New York, Toronto, Oxford: Lexington Books Work Experience. Nation-Station: Challenges of Definition. The concept of a nation-state is notoriously difficult to define. Anthony Smith, one of the most influential scholars of nation-states and nationalism, argued that a state is a nation-state only if and when a single ethnic and cultural population inhabits the boundaries of a state, and the boundaries of that state are coextensive with the boundaries of.

The Samarkand klan (alternatively Samarqand) is an Uzbek clan led by Ismoil Jurabekov. The clan is one of two major clans in Uzbekistan; the other, its main rival, is the Tashkent clan. To a lesser extent, the Ferghana clan is also a rival. Former Uzbek President Islam Karimov and current President Shavkat Mirziyoyev come from the Samarkand clan. Nation-state, a territorially bounded sovereign polity—i.e., a state—that is ruled in the name of a community of citizens who identify themselves as a nation. The legitimacy of a nation-state’s rule over a territory and over the population inhabiting it stems from the right of a core national group within the state (which may include all or only some of its citizens) to self-determination. State formation is the process of the development of a centralized government structure in a situation where one did not exist prior to its development. State formation has been a study of many disciplines of the social sciences for a number of years, so much so that Jonathan Haas writes that "One of the favorite pastimes of social scientists over the course of the past century has been to. Introduction. The term state formation is most commonly used to describe the long-term processes that led to the genesis of modern political domination in the form of the territorial sovereign state. In a few works, the terms state-building, nation-building, or institution-building are used synonymously with state formation. In the social sciences mainstream literature, modern state formation.

Books shelved as uzbekistan: The Railway by Hamid Ismailov, The Devils' Dance by Hamid Ismailov, Samarkand by Amin Maalouf, The Possessed: Adventures Wit. The formation of Germany as a nation state was one of the most important event in the history of the world. Napoleon Bonaparte first sowed the seeds of nationalism in Germany. He destroyed three hundred small states of the Holy Roman Empire and established the ‘Confederation of the Rhine’. Uzbek is a Turkic language that is the first official and only declared national language of language of Uzbeks, it is spoken by some 27 million native speakers in Uzbekistan and elsewhere in Central Asia (), making it the second-most .   This book brings the discussion into a realm where the time span is considerable and the documentation is vast―the formation of national states in western Europe. Through a series of essays on major state-making activities, the authors ask what processes and preconditions brought powerful national states, rather than some other form of Reviews: 1.