Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 December 2015

252 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190494704

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The Crimean Tatars

From Soviet Genocide to Putin's Conquest

Brian Glyn Williams

  • By extensive use of Russian, Turkish, and Tatar sources, this book puts forth considerable information about the Crimean Tatars into English-speaking audiences for the first time
  • Brings missing historical context into the unfolding story about Crimea's long repressed, indigenous ethnic group
  • Provides the most up-to-date history of this ethnic group that is Russia's only 'dissident nation' and tells the story of their direct challenge to Putin
  • Using recently declassified KGB documents, this book brings to light the hidden tragedy of the Tatars and exposes Russia's attempt at genocide for the first time

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