Table of contents for The Palgrave concise historical atlas of central Asia / Rafis Abazov.

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Provisional Table of Contents
General Key to the Maps
Acronyms and Abbreviations 
I. Introductory Maps
1. Physical
2. Political
3. Natural Resources
4. Demographic
5. Cultural
II. Early History, 6th Century B.C. ? 6th Century A.D.
6. Political Map of the Ancient World
7. Bactria, Sogdiana and Khwarezm, 6th-3rd Centuries B.C. 
8. Alexander the Great and Greek influence in Central Asia
9. Parthian Empire and the Kushans
10. Sasanid Empire 
11. Turks and Early Turkic Empires 
12. Religions in Central Asia: Zoroastrians, Buddhists, Manicheans and Christians
13. International Trade and the Beginning of the Great Silk Road
III. Islamic Golden Age
14. Central Asia and Political Map of the Medieval World
15. The Arab Conquest of Central Asia
16. Consolidation of the Caliphate?s Political Influence in Central Asia
17. The Samanids (875-999)
18. The Karakhanid State (999-1140) 
19. The Seljuks (c. 1038-1194)
20. Rise and Collapse of Khwarezm 
21. International Trade and Major Trade Routes in Central Asia
IV. Mongols and Decline of Central Asia
22. Mongol Invasion of Central Asia
23. Central Asia under the Mongols
24. Disintegration of the Mongol Empire 
25. Timur (Tamerlane) and the Timurid State in Central Asia 
26. Disintegration of Timurid Empire
27. The Rise of the Uzbek Khanate
28. Bukhara and Khwaresm Khanates. The Kazakhs, Turkomans and Kyrgyzs
V. Era of Colonialism and Nation State Building
29. Political Map of the Modern World and Major Colonial Powers
30. Russian Colonization of the Kazakh Steppe
31. Russian Colonization of Central Asia
32. Early Administrative Division of Central Asia
33. Administrative and Political Changes in the Early 20th Century
34. The Bolshevik Revolution
35. Creation of Turkistan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
36. Civil War in Central Asia
37. Nation State Delimitation in Central Asia (1924-1926)
38. Administrative and Political Changes in Central Asia (1926-1936)
39. Economic Changes in Central Asia 
VI. Post-Communism and Independence
40. Collapse of the USSR and Areas of Major Inter-ethnic Conflicts
41. Map of Independent Kazakhstan
42. Map of Independent Kyrgyzstan
43. Map of Independent Tajikistan
44. Map of Independent Turkmenistan
45. Map of Independent Uzbekistan
46. Ethnic Composition and Major Territorial Disputes
47. Central Asia and the War on International Terrorism
48. Border Disputes in the Ferghana Valley 
49. Major Oil and Gas Pipeline Proposals
50. Major Communication Routes
Concise Statistical Information
Selected Bibliography
Changes in Geographical Names
About the Author

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Asia, Central -- Historical geography -- Maps.
Asia, Central -- History -- Maps.
Asia, Central -- Antiquities -- Maps.