The Heritage of Soviet Oriental Studies

This book examines the Russian/Soviet intellectual tradition of Oriental and Islamic studies, which comprised a rich body of knowledge especially on Central Asia and the Caucasus.

The Heritage of Soviet Oriental Studies

The Western field of oriental studies and orientalism - criticised by Edward Said among others for encouraging the orient to be viewed in a particular way - has a counterpart in Russia and the Soviet Union. This book examines this Russian/Soviet intellectual tradition of oriental scholarship covering Islamic history and Muslim literatures of the USSR republics of Central Asia and the Caucasus.

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The Heritage of Soviet Oriental Studies
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Michael Kemper, Stephan Conermann
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-01 - Publisher: Routledge

The Western field of oriental studies and orientalism - criticised by Edward Said among others for encouraging the orient to be viewed in a particular way - has a counterpart in Russia and the Soviet Union. This book examines this Russian/Soviet intellectual tradition of oriental scholarship covering Islamic history and
Soviet Orientalism and the Creation of Central Asian Nations
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Alfrid K. Bustanov
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-20 - Publisher: Routledge

Orientalism – the idea that the standpoint of Western writers on the East greatly affected what they wrote about the East, the "Other" – applied also in Russia and the Soviet Union, where the study of the many exotic peoples incorporated into the Russian Empire, often in quite late imperial
Reassessing Orientalism
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Michael Kemper, Artemy M. Kalinovsky
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-11 - Publisher: Routledge

Orientalism as a concept was first applied to Western colonial views of the East. Subsequently, different types of orientalism were discovered but the premise was that these took their lead from Western-style orientalism, applying it in different circumstances. This book, on the other hand, argues that the diffusion of interpretations
Framing Asian Studies
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Albert Tzeng, William L Richter, Ekaterina Koldunova
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-12 - Publisher: ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute

This book explores the interconnection between geopolitical context and the ways this context frames our knowledge about Asia, highlighting previously neglected cause–effect relations. It also examines how various knowledge institutions promote and shape Asian Studies. The authors seek to explain why Asian Studies and its subfields developed in the way
Insight Turkey / Fall 2018 - The Struggle Over Central Asia
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Albert Tzeng, William L Richter, Ekaterina Koldunova
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-01 - Publisher: SET Vakfı İktisadi İşletmesi

This issue of Insight Turkey comes with a different format and brings to its readers two different topics that require special attention when we consider the latest regional and global affairs. The planned topic was Central Asia; however, the early presidential and parliamentarian elections in Turkey led us to cover