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Björn Kumm's Note

CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

World Guide (Montevideo)

On the Web: Articles

Human Rights and Terrorism in the Central Asian OSCE Member States. International Helskini Federation for Human Rights (12/1001). Impact of anti-terrorist measures on human rights generally.

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Countrywatch: Turkmenistan.


In the Library: Articles

Brown, Bess. "Turkmenistan asserts itself," RFE-RL Research Report 1,43 (10/30/92):27-32.

Bushev, A. "Turkmenistan: a kind of prosperity," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 50,1 (1-2/94):44-47.

Durdyev, Khudayberdy. "Turkmenistan: toward a new maturity," World Literature Today 70,3 (sum 96):589-93.

Nissman, D. "Turkmenistan (un)transformed," Current History 93,582 (4/94):183-86.

Panico, Christopher J. "Turkmenistan unaffected by winds of democratic change," RFE-RL Research Report 2,4 (1/22/93):6-11.

Sagers, Matthew J. "Turkmenistan's gas trade: the case of exports to Ukraine," Post-
Soviet Geography & Economics
40,2 (3/99):142-50.

Shenoy, B.V & W. James. "Turkmenistan fumbling opportunities offered by Trans-Caspian pipeline," Oil & Gas Journal 99,22 (5/28/01):70-73.

Ugur, Halil. "Turkmenistan: political, economic & international developments in the wake of Soviet imperialism," Journal of Third World Studies 13,1 (spr 96):15-24.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Anon. Republic of Turkmenistan: Short Analysis of the Social & Political Situation (Moscow: Gorbachev Foundation, 1992).

Batyrov, Sh. B. On the Formation & Development of the Turkman Socialist Nation (Moscow: Oriental Literature, 1960).

Berls, Robert E. The Russian Conquest of Turkmenistan, 1869-1885 (Washington: Berls, 1972).

Blackwell, Carole. Tradition & Society in Turkmenistan: Gender, Oral Culture & Song (Richmond, Surrey: Curzon, 2001).

Bremmer, Ian. & Ray Taras (eds.) New States, New Politics: Building the Post-Soviet Nations (NY: Campridge, 1997).

Brower, Daniel R. Images of the Orient: Vasily Vereschagin & Russian Turkestan (Berkeley: U. California, 1993).

Cumming, Duncan (ed.) The Country of the Turkomans: An Anthology of Exploration from the Royal Geographical Society (Londun: Oguz, 1977).

Dailey, Erika. Human Rights in Turkmenistan (NY: Helsinki Watch, 1993).

Esenov, Rakhim. The Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic (Moscow: Novosti Press Agency, 1974).

__________. Turkmenia (Moscow: Novosti Press Agency, 1982).

Hayit, Baymirza. Islam & Turkestan under Russian Rule (Istanbul: Can Matbaa, 1987).

Holdsworth, Mary. Turkestan in the 19th c.: A Brief History of the Khanates of Bukhara, Kokand & Khiva (Oxford: Central Asian Research Centre, 1959).

Landau, Jacob M. Politics of Language in the Ex-Soviet Muslim States: Azerbayjan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan & Tajikistan (Ann Arbor : U. Michigan, 2001).

Maillart, Ella. Turkestan Solo: One Woman's Expedition from the Tien Shan to the Kizil Kum (London: Putnam, 1934).

Mandelbaum, Michael (ed.) Central Asia & the World: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan & Turkmenistan (NY: Council on Foreign Relations, 1994).

Maslow, Jonathan E. Sacred Horses: The Memoirs of a Turkmen Cowboy (NY: Random House, 1994).

Muller, Helga. Turkmenistan (Washington: World Bank, 1994).

Saray, Mehmet. The Turkmens in the Age of Imperialism: A Study of the Turkmen People & their Incorporation into the Russian Empire (Ankara: Turkish Historical Society, 1989).

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