SWIETOCHOWSKI, Tadeusz. Soviet and East European Studies series.
Title: Russian Azerbaijan, 1905-1920 : The Shaping of National Identity in a Muslim Community. First Edition, Hardcover.
Publisher:  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1985, ISBN:0521263107
Seller ID: 113622
SWIETOCHOWSKI, Tadeusz. Russian Azerbaijan, 1905-1920 : The Shaping of National Identity in a Muslim Community. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, (1985). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xiii,(1),1-256,(2). 8vo, tan cloth withsilver lettered dark brown title blocks to front board and spine. A volume in the Soviet and East European Studies series. "'Russian Azerbaijan, 1905 -1920' describes the rise of national identity among Azerbaijanis -- the Turkic-speaking Muslims of Russia's borderland with Iran -- at the opening ofthe twentieth entury. The principal focus is on the period from the Russia n Revolution of 1905, when the Azerbaijanis began to articulate their national aspirations, until the establishment of the Soviet Azerbaijani Republicin 1920. The central tehem of the book is the emergence of ideas, and then a ctions, that would create a new collective identity among the Muslims -- a sense of nationality." - from the introductory preamble. Contents: 1. A century of Russian rule; 2. The 1905 Revolution and Azerbaijani political awakening; 3. The era of war and revolutions: ideologies, programs, and political orientations; 4. Transition to nationhood: in quest of autonomy; 5. Transition to nationhood: Transcaucasian federalism; 6. The Azerbaijani nation-state; 7. The coming of Soviet power. With bibliography and index. Very good. 60.00