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Soviet Central Asia and Azerbaijan: 1917–1991
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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 conquest of th…

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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 02 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0037>
First published online: 2009

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