The Kazakhs
The Kazakhs

The Kazakhs

Second Edition


388 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Paperback

Paperback, $20.95 (US $20.95) (CA $23.95)

Publication Date: July 1995

ISBN 9780817993528

Price: $20.95
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This compete history of one of the largest non-Slavic ethnic groups charts it from its emergence in the mid–fifteenth century to the present. Olcott details the major events that have shaped the character of the Islamic nation of Kazakhstan, discussing the rise and fall of the Kazakh Khanate, the Kazakhs in imperial Russia, revolutionary and Soviet Kazakhstan, and the struggle for autonomy under Soviet rule.

Author Biography

Martha Brill Olcott is professor of political science at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York and senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institution in Philadelphia.