Islam, nationalism and state in the Muslim Caucasus

  title={Islam, nationalism and state in the Muslim Caucasus},
  author={G. Yemelianova},
  journal={Caucasus Survey},
  pages={23 - 3}
Following the break-up of the USSR in 1991 the Muslim peoples of the Caucasus –corresponding to present-day Azerbaijan and the Russian North Caucasus – have been in a continuous process of renegotiating their Islamic identity and the role of Islam in the processes of nation-building. This has involved a complex set of factors, including the correlation between the rise of Islam and socio-economic well-being (or the lack of it), the level and longevity of Islamic heritage, the relationship… Expand
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