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Riassunto: The "Great Game" in the 19th century was the battle between Russia and Britain for influence in Central Asia and for control of the land-routes to India, the "Jewel in the Crown". "The Great Game, Mark II", just beginning, is the struggle between Islamic fundamentalism and the West (characterized respectively by Iran and Turkey) for dominance in the six newly-independent Central Muslim republics of Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kirghizia and Kazakhstan. (Of these, Kazakhstan - nearly as large as India - possesses hundreds of strategic and tactical nuclear weapons. The Muslim fundamentalists' recent electoral success in Algeria (subsequently suppressed) raises the prospect of fundamentalism holding sway from the Atlas Mountains to Indonesia. It is vital to understand the context in which the Ankara-Tehran contest to shape the future of Central Asia - a region of immense strategic significance - is developing as a proxy struggle between the West and militant Islam. Dilip Hiro has travelled to the new Muslim states (as well as Turkey and Iran) and interviewed politicians, religious leaders and writers of all descriptions. His book of analysis and reportage is a contribution to understanding one of the central political issues in the post-communist world.
Titolo: Between Marx and Muhammad: Changing Face of ...
Casa editrice: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Data di pubblicazione: 1994
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro HarperCollins, 1994. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Between Marx and Muhammad: Changing Face of Central Asia This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. . Codice libro della libreria 7719-9780002551953
Descrizione libro HarperCollins, 1994. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Next day dispatch. International delivery available. 1000's of satisfied customers! Please contact us with any enquiries. Codice libro della libreria 08p64
Descrizione libro HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fair. Codice libro della libreria G0002551950I5N00
Descrizione libro HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1994. Gebundene Ausgabe. 352 Seiten Ecken und Kanten etwas angestoßen, Name auf Seite 1 2799 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1039. Codice libro della libreria 11824
Descrizione libro HarperCollins, London, 1994. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: Reading Copy. Condizione sovraccoperta: Near Fine. First Edition. Unread copy with rubber stamp to ffep and fore edges, hence grading as reading copy. Internally clean and bright in an un-clipped d/w - 402 pages including index. Next post dispatch. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Codice libro della libreria 018597
Descrizione libro Harper Collins, London, 1994. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: Near Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good+. First U.K.. 402 pages in excellent condition. Illustrated. Green cloth with gilt titles on the spine. Corners not bumped. Illustrated DJ with white titles. Light wear on corners and edges. NEAR FINE/VG+. Codice libro della libreria 206277
Descrizione libro HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1994. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 2551950
Descrizione libro HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1994. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Codice libro della libreria 0002551950