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The Tatars of Crimea : return to the homeland

Author: Edward Allworth
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1998.
Series: Central Asia book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., rev. and expandedView all editions and formats

With chapters that examine the situation of Crimean Tatars since the breakup of the USSR in 1991 and the details of the struggle of the Tatars to find peace and acceptance in a homeland, this title  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Allworth
ISBN: 0822319853 9780822319856 0822319942 9780822319948
OCLC Number: 123265475
Description: xiv, 380 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Central Asia Book Series viiPreface xi1. Renewing Self-Awareness / Edward A. Allworth 1I. Forming a Modern Identity 272. A Model Leader for Asia, Ismail Gaspirali / Alan W. Fisher 293. Ismail Bey Gasprinskii (Gaspirali): The Discourse of Modernism and the Russians / Edward J. Lazzerini 484. Symbols: The National Anthem and Patriotic Songs by Three Poets / Seyit Ahmet Kirimca 715. Rituals: Artistic, Cultural, and Social Activity / Riza Gulum 846. Structures: The Importance of Family-a Personal Memoir / Mubeyyin Batu Altan 997. Documents about Forming a Modern Identity 110II. The Ordeal of Forced Exile 1538. The Elders of the New National Movement: Recollections / Ayshe Seythmuratova 1559. Mass Exile, Ethnocide, Group Derogation: Anomaly or Norm in Soviet Nationality Policies? / Edward A. Allworth 18010. Mustafa Jemiloglu, His Character and Convictions / Ludmilla Alexeyeva 20611. The Crimean Tatar Drive for Repatriation: Some Comparisons with Other Movements of Dissent in the Soviet Union / Peter Reddaway 22612. Documents about the Ordeal of Forced Exile 237III. Returning to Crimea 24913. The Elusive Homeland / Edward A. Allworth 25114. Politics in and around Crimea: A Difficult Homecoming / Andrew Wilson 28115. Crimean Tatar Communities Abroad / Nirmin Eren 32316. Documents about Returning to Crimea 352Bibliography of Recent Publications in English about Crimea 361Notes on the Authors 371Index 375
Series Title: Central Asia book series.
Responsibility: Edward Allworth, editor.
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"The book has special value because of contributions from writers born in the Crimea." - Grace Halsell, Muslim World Book Review

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