Central Asian Identity under Russian
H. B. PAKSOY
Association for the Advancement
of Central Asian Research
First AACAR Edition, 1989
ALPAMYSH: Central Asian Identity under Russian
COPYRIGHT 1979, 1989 by H. B. PAKSOY
All Rights Reserved
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Paksoy, H. B., 1948-
ALPAMYSH: central Asian identity under Russian rule.
(Association for the Advancement of Central Asian Research
Includes bibliographical references (p. )
1. Soviet Central Asia--History--Sources.
2. Alpamish. 3. Epic Literature, Turkic.
4. Soviet Central Asia--Politics and Government.
DK847.P35 1989 958.4 89-81416
ISBN: 0-9621379-0-1 (pbk.)
AACAR (Association for the Advancement of Central Asian Research) Monograph
Series Editorial Board: Thomas Allsen (TRENTON STATE COLLEGE) (Secretary of
the Board); Peter Golden (RUTGERS UNIVERSITY); Omeljan Pritsak (HARVARD
UNIVERSITY); Thomas Noonan (UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA).
AACAR is a non-profit, tax-exempt, publicly supported organization, as
defined under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, incorporated
in Hartford, Connecticut, headquartered at the Department of History, CCSU,
1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06050.
The Institutional Members of AACAR are:
School of Arts and Sciences, CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY;
Nationality and Siberian Studies Program, The W. Averell Harriman Institute
for the Advanced Study of the Soviet Union, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY;
Mir Ali Shir Navai Seminar for Central Asian Languages and Cultures,
Program for Turkish Studies, UCLA;
THE CENTRAL ASIAN FOUNDATION, WISCONSIN;
Committee on Inner Asian and Altaistic Studies, HARVARD UNIVERSITY;
Research Institute for Inner Asian Studies, INDIANA UNIVERSITY;
Department of Russian and East European Studies, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA;
THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR SOVIET AND EAST EUROPEAN RESEARCH, WASHINGTON
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