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By James Stuart Olson

In 1991, the centrifugal forces of ethnic nationalism destroyed the Soviet Union. spiritual and ethnic concerns may be the defining rules of political lifestyles in East Europe, Transcaucasia, and relevant Asia for the following decade. but whilst such a lot americans and Europeans learn, for example, of the Ossetians and Ingush, they've got no inspiration who those peoples are or why they're struggling with. This quantity will offer a prepared reference for college students, researchers, and librarians who're attempting to deal with the political and social struggles in that a part of the realm. concentrating on ethnolinguistic teams instead of peoples with in simple terms non secular orientations, Olson offers entries on over 450 ethnic teams, with applicable cross-references. each one access concludes with references, and the quantity incorporates a chosen bibliography of English-language titles. the amount additionally contains a chronology, a number of appendixes delivering statistical info, and an appendix essay on Islam in Russia and the Soviet Union.

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