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Editors: Bárbara Beyer
Book Description:
Locating on the Silk Road, blue domes are one of the most significant shapes in the architecture of Central Asia. The opening chapter of Central Asia: Perspectives and Present Challenges aims to identify and address the unique features of conical and pointed domes, which topped a majority of distinct buildings in the cities of Merv, Samarkand, Bukhara, and Khiva from the Parthian to the Shaybanids era.
The following study is devoted to the problem of joint use of water resources of transboundary rivers by the countries of the Aral Sea basin. 90% of the region's water resources are concentrated in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, and irrigated agriculture is the base of the economies of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan, thus creating a conflict of interest.
The concluding study utilizes a process tracing approach to construct an analytical narrative of the civil war in Tajikistan. This analysis demonstrates that the state and the insurgency can mutually constitute and transform one another during civil war. (Nova)

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1. A New Perspective on Blue Domes in the Architecture of Central Asia: History, Morphology, Geometry, and Typology
(Maryam Ashkan, PhD, School of Architecture, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US, and others)

Chapter 2. The Conflict between Hydropower and Irrigation in the Joint Use of Water Resources of Transboundary Rivers in the Aral Sea Basin
(G. N. Petrov, PhD, and Kh. M. Akhmedov, PhD, Centre of Innovative Development of Science and New Technologies of the Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan, Dushanbe, Tajikistan)

Chapter 3. The State and the Opposition: Change and Transformation in Tajikistan’s Civil War
(David Siegel, Department of Political Science, Union College, Schenectady, New York)


      Asian Political, Economic and Social Issues
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2018 - December
   ISBN: 978-1-53614-635-6
   Status: AN
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