Of Khans and Kremlins: Tatarstan and the Future of by Katherine E. Graney

By Katherine E. Graney

Katherine E. Graney examines the most vital, complicated, and overlooked advancements of the post-Soviet interval: the endurance of the declare to own kingdom sovereignty by means of the ethnic republic of Tatarstan, one of many constituent individuals of the Russian Federation. within the first ebook by means of a Western pupil in English to chronicle the efforts made by way of the management of the Russian republic of Tatarstan to construct and keep nation sovereignty, Graney explores the numerous assorted dimensions of Tatarstan's circulate to develop into autonomous. through exhibiting the 'sovereignty venture' that the Tatarstani humans have began so that it will notice their imaginative and prescient of changing into a separate political, social, and fiscal entity in the Russian Federation, Graney makes the case that this Tatarstani flow will considerably impression Russia's modern improvement in vital and heretofore unrecognized methods. This e-book presents new perception into tackling coverage matters relating to inter-ethnic relatives and cultural pluralism inside Russia, in addition to inside different ecu international locations presently dealing with an identical coverage dilemmas.

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