The Islamic Threat to the Soviet State

by Alexandre A. Bennigsen, Marie Broxup

The Islamic Threat to the Soviet State Synopsis

First published in 1983, this book traces the historical and cultural development of the Soviet Muslim population. Going back to the Mongol Empire and the Russian conquest of Muslim lands under the Tsars, it demonstrates how the present Soviet Islamic culture has emerged. It also examines how Soviet Muslims interact with the Muslim world abroad and how Soviet Muftis have been used as ambassadors of the USSR in Muslim countries.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780415609067
Publication date: 6th October 2010
Author: Alexandre A. Bennigsen, Marie Broxup
Publisher: Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 172 pages
Categories: Politics & government, Social & cultural history, European history,

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