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The Eastern International, Arabs, Central Asians, and Jews in the Soviet Union's Anticolonial Empire

Summary
The Eastern International traces how the concept "East" (Vostok) was used by the world's first communist state and its mediators to project, channel, and contest power across Eurasia. It highlights the roles played in this process by Jewish activists, Arab intellectuals, and Central Asian politicians and artists
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half-Title -- Series -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: The Eastern International in the Long Soviet Century -- 1. Anticolonial Dreams and the Territorialization of Soviet Power -- 2. A Bolshevik Laboratory for Revolution in the East -- 3. Arabization, Purges, and Terror -- 4. Muslim Tradition Forbids Reciting the Qur'an While Drunk -- 5. Decolonization and the Thaw -- 6. Scripting Central Asian Revolution for the Afro- Asian World -- 7. The Eastern International in an Age of Globalization -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Physical Description
1 online resource (417 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780197685716

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