Kyrgyzstan

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Marshall Cavendish, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
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The highly regarded Cultures of the World series celebrates the diversity of other cultures in this fully updated and expanded edition. As has always been true of these outstanding titles, an abundance of vibrant photographs-including those new to this edition-stimulate the imaginations of young readers as they travel the globe.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
The mountains and steppes Regions Climate
11
HISTORY
17
GOVERNMENT
29
ECONOMY
35
The Soviet legacy Todays issues Endangered species the Kyrgyz countryside
52
A vendor sells soap
55
Ihe Kyrgyzs Dwindling minorities Other minorities
61
Life in Bishkek Rural life The life cycle Gender roles
73
Years of upheaval Islam today Sufism Other religions
84
an openair bazaar
91
FOOD
121
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David C. King is Associate Professor of Public Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

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