Episode 44 – The Russian Civil War: Abdurauf Fitrat

Learn about Abdurauf Fitrat, a giant in Central Asian literature and a statesman who played a key role in creating the modern state of Uzbekistan and its language.

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References:

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

Reviewed Work(s): Evading Reality: The Devices of ʿAbdalrauf Fitrat, Modern Central Asian Reformist by Edward A. Allworth

Reclaiming National Literary Heritage: the Rehabilitation of Abdurauf Fitrat and Abdulhamid Sulaymon Cholpan in Uzbekistan by Halim Kara

The Jadids in Bukhara: the Juxtaposition of the Reforms of Aini and Fitrat by Candice Mixon

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