Episode 25-The Russian Revolution and Central Asia

Did you ever wonder how the Russian Revolution affected Central Asia? This episode discusses how the various political factions in Central Asia-the Jadids, Alash Orda, the Ulama, and the Russian Settlers-responded to the fall of the Tsar and the rise of the Bolsheviks.

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References:

Russian Colonial Society in Tashkent 1865-1923 by Jeff Sahadeo

Making Uzbekistan: Nation, Empire, and Revolution in the Early USSR by Adeeb Khalid

Russia and Central Asia: Coexistence, Conquest, Coexistence by Shoshana Keller Published by University of Toronto Press, 2019

Russia’s Protectorates in Central Asia: Bukhara and Khiva, 1865-1924 by Seymour Becker, Published by RoutledgeCurzon, 2004

The “Russian Civil Wars” 1916-1926 by Jonathan Smele, Published by Oxford University Press, 2017

A People’s Tragedy by Orlando Figes, Published by Penguin Books, 1996

The Other First World War by Douglas Boyd, Published by The History Press, 2014

Russia in Flames: War, Revolution, Civil War, 1914-1921 by Laura Engelstein, Published by Oxford University Press, 2017

Imperial Apocalypse: the Great War and the Destruction of the Russian Empire by Joshua A. Sanborn, Published by Oxford University Press, 2014

https://eurasianet.org/central-asia-and-the-bolshevik-revolution-a-look-at-the-balance-sheet-at-the-centennial

https://www.calvertjournal.com/features/show/8287/revisiting-revolution-empire-state-of-mind-legacy-central-asia

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