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Jihad : the rise of militant Islam in Central Asia / Ahmed Rashid.

By: Rashid, Ahmed.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2003Description: xxx, 281 p. : maps ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0142002607 (pbk.).Other title: Rise of militant Islam in Central Asia.Subject(s): Islamic fundamentalism -- Asia, Central | Islam and politics -- Asia, Central | Jihad | Cihad | İslam ve siyaset -- Orta Asya | Orta Asya -- Siyaset ve yönetim | Asia, Central -- Politics and governmentDDC classification: 958/.0429 Online resources: Contributor biographical information
Contents:
Introduction: Central Asia's Islamic warriors -- PART I:ISLAM AND POLITICS IN CENTRAL ASIA, PAST AND PRESENT:Conquerors and saints: the past as present -- Islam underground in the Soviet Union -- The first decade of independence -- PART II: ISLAMIC MOVEMENTS IN CENTRAL ASIA SINCE 1991: The Islamic Renaissance Party and the civil war in Tajikistan -- The Hizb ut-Tahrir: reviving the Caliphate -- Namangani and the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan -- Namangami and jihad in Central Asia -- The new great game? The United States, Russia, and China -- Central Asia and its neighbors -- An uncertain future -- Appendix: The call to jihad by the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.
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"With a new preface"--Cover.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Central Asia's Islamic warriors -- PART I:ISLAM AND POLITICS IN CENTRAL ASIA, PAST AND PRESENT:Conquerors and saints: the past as present -- Islam underground in the Soviet Union -- The first decade of independence -- PART II: ISLAMIC MOVEMENTS IN CENTRAL ASIA SINCE 1991: The Islamic Renaissance Party and the civil war in Tajikistan -- The Hizb ut-Tahrir: reviving the Caliphate -- Namangani and the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan -- Namangami and jihad in Central Asia -- The new great game? The United States, Russia, and China -- Central Asia and its neighbors -- An uncertain future -- Appendix: The call to jihad by the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.

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