Central Asian Survey
Cent Asian Surv
Published/Hosted by Taylor and Francis Group.
ISSN (printed): 0263-4937. ISSN (electronic): 1465-3354.
Central Asian Survey is the only established journal in the world concerned primarily with the history, politics, cultures, religions and economics of the Central Asian and Caucasian regions. These include those territories and predominantly Muslim Irano-Turkic populations from western China to western Anatolia sharing a common historical, ethnic, cultural and linguistic heritage and in some cases communist experience. Foremost among these are the republics of former Soviet Central Asia, Azerbaijan, Crimea, and the Muslim Ibero-Caucasian and Turkic peoples of the North Caucasus, Middle Volga and Urals whose territories are included in the Russian Federation. Also covered are Chinese Xinjiang, Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey, Armenia and Georgia. The recent unfolding of political, demographic, economic and military events which have precipitated new strategic linkages, raise the spectre of important local and regional change and make Central Asia and the Caucasus an area of significant contemporary interest. The journal includes a section on Mongolia and adjacent regions. There are deep historical connections between Mongolia and Central Asia and Mongolia's experience of analogous economic and political changes are relevant to readers of Central Asian Survey .
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