History and society in central and inner Asia papers presented at the Central and Inner Asia Seminar, University of Toronto, 16-17 April 2004 by Central and Inner Asian Seminar (2004 University of Toronto)

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  • Material culture -- Asia, Central -- Congresses,
  • Nationalism -- Asia, Central -- Congresses,
  • Asia, Central -- History -- Congresses,
  • Asia, Central -- Social conditions -- Congresses,
  • Asia, Central -- Politics and government -- Congresses,
  • Asia, Central -- Intellectual life -- 21st century -- Congresses,
  • Asia, Central -- Environmental conditions -- Congresses

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Statementedited by Michael Gervers, Uradyn E. Bulag, Gillian Long.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesToronto studies in Central and Inner Asia -- no. 7
ContributionsLong, Gillian., Bulag, Uradyn Erden., Gervers, Michael, 1942-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS327.25 .C458 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination357 p. :
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21610128M
ISBN 100772776016
ISBN 109780772776013

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