The Crimean Tatars : from Soviet genocide to Putin's conquest / Brian Glyn Williams.

Taking as its starting point the 1783 Russian conquest of the independent Tatar state known as the Crimean Khanate, this book explains how the peninsula's native population, with ethnic roots among the Goths, Kipchak Turks, and Mongols, was scattered across the Ottoman Empire. It also traces th...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Oxford Scholarship Online)
Main Author: Williams, Brian Glyn (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.
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Summary:Taking as its starting point the 1783 Russian conquest of the independent Tatar state known as the Crimean Khanate, this book explains how the peninsula's native population, with ethnic roots among the Goths, Kipchak Turks, and Mongols, was scattered across the Ottoman Empire. It also traces their later emigration and the radical transformation of this conservative tribal-religious group into a modern, politically mobilized, secular nation under Soviet rule.
Physical Description:1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780190494735 (ebook)
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190494704.001.0001