What is Asia to Us? : Russia's Asian Heartland Yesterday and Today

@inproceedings{Hauner1990WhatIA,
  title={What is Asia to Us? : Russia's Asian Heartland Yesterday and Today},
  author={M. Hauner},
  year={1990}
}
"What is Asia to Us", now available in paperback, looks at the uneasy relationship of Russia and Soviet Central Asia. It examines both the significance of Asia to the Russian mind and the place that Asia has occupied in Russian geopolitical thinking over the last hundred years, showing that recent outbreaks of violence are only the latest manifestation of long-standing tension. Hauner surveys events from the conquest of Turkestan to the invasion of Afghanistan and beyond in order to reassess… Expand