Dagestan: Russian Hegemony and Islamic Resistance in the North Caucasus: Russian Hegemony and Islamic Resistance in the North Caucasus

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-03-15
  • Publisher: Routledge
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The Caucasian republic of Dagestan, on Russia's southern frontier, has become contested territory in a

Table of Contents

Introduction: Where Mountains Rise
Muridsand Tsars: Islamic Ideology as an Antidote to Russian Colonialism
Soviet Rule in the North Caucasus: Betrayal of Islam and Construction of Ethnicity
Democratic Dagestan: Ethnic Accommodation in the Constructional Djamaat
The Islamic Factor: Revival and Radicalism
Conflict and Catharsis: Why Dagestanis Fought to Remain in Russia
Russian Recentralization and Islamic Resistance: Stepping on the Same Rake
Conclusion: A Gathering Darkness
Appendix: Miskindji Village Darkness
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