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Russian Azerbaijan, 1905 1920: The Shaping of a National Identity in a Muslim Community Tadeusz Świętochowski

Russian Azerbaijan, 1905 1920: The Shaping of a National Identity in a Muslim Community

Tadeusz Świętochowski

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ISBN : 9780521263108
Hardcover
269 pages
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Russian Azerbaijan, 1905 1920 describes the rise of national identity among the Azerbaijanis - the Turkic-speaking Muslims of Russias borderland with Iran - at the opening of the twentieth century. The principal focus is on the period from theMoreRussian Azerbaijan, 1905 1920 describes the rise of national identity among the Azerbaijanis - the Turkic-speaking Muslims of Russias borderland with Iran - at the opening of the twentieth century. The principal focus is on the period from the Russian Revolution of 1905, when the Azerbaijanis began to articulate their national aspirations, until the establishment of the Soviet Azerbaijani Republic in 1920. The central theme of the book is the emergence of ideas, and then actions, that would create a new collective identity among the Muslims - a sense of nationality.