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By Mustafa Tuna

Imperial Russia's Muslims deals an exploration of social and cultural swap one of the Muslim groups of crucial Eurasia from the past due eighteenth century via to the outbreak of the 1st international conflict. Drawing from a wealth of Russian and Turkic assets, Mustafa Tuna surveys the jobs of Islam, social networks, kingdom interventions, infrastructural adjustments and the globalization of ecu modernity in remodeling imperial Russia's oldest Muslim group: the Volga-Ural Muslims. transferring among neighborhood, imperial and transregional frameworks, Tuna finds how the Russian country sought to regulate Muslim groups, the ways that either the kingdom and Muslim society have been remodeled by means of ecu modernity, and the level to which the lengthy 19th century both fused Russia's Muslims and the tsarist nation or drew them aside. The booklet increases questions on imperial governance, range, minorities, and Islamic reform, and in doing so proposes a brand new theoretical version for the learn of imperial situations.

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