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Kazakhstan

Surprises and Stereotypes After 20 Years of Independence
Aitken, Jonathan, 1942- (Book - 2012 )
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Aitken describes the astonishing achievements of Kazakhstan in twenty years since independence, published to mark the 20th anniversary of its independence. From Borat to Boom.


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Following up on his approved (and approving) biography of the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Aitken (a former journalist and Conservative Minister of Parliament in the UK) here presents a portrait of the Central Asian country following its independence from The Soviet Union. Over the course of the book, he discusses Soviet legacies, legal reform, the impact of Nazarbayev, nuclear politics, the economic picture, foreign policy and diplomacy, and education. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Authors: Aitken, Jonathan, 1942-
Title: Kazakhstan
Surprises and Stereotypes After 20 Years of Independence
Publisher: New York, NY : Continuum Intl Pub Group, 2012
Characteristics: x, 200 p.: ill., maps, photos.; 24 cm.
Subject Headings: Astana (Kazakhstan) History Alma-Ata (Kazakhstan) History Former Soviet republics Politics and government Nationalism Kazakhstan History Kazakhstan History 21st century Kazakhstan History 20th century
Topical Term: Nationalism
ISBN: 1441116540
9781441116543
Branch Call Number: DK908.867 .A48 2012
Research Call Number: JFE 12-2915
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