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Author Salhani, Claude.

Title Islam without a veil : Kazakhstan's path of moderation / Claude Salhani
Edition First edition
Published Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 203 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Preface -- Islam without a veil -- Islamophobia -- Kazakhstan emerges -- The new end game in Central Asia -- The "Kazakhi" way: economy first, politics second -- Shaking things up -- The road to moderation -- Islam and modernization -- The Kazakhstan experiment -- The terror threat and reasons for concern -- Kazakhstan's role in shaping Central Asia -- Can democracy and Islam co-exist? -- A conversation with a salafi -- Is a Middle East and Central Asia economic common market possible? -- Changin' times -- Conclusion
Summary Examines the religious and political foundations of modern day Kazakhstan and argues that the country should serve as an example for other Muslim nations to live peacefully with citizens and international neighbors alike
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Islam -- Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan -- Economic conditions -- 1991-
Kazakhstan -- Religion.
Kazakhstan -- Social conditions -- 1991-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1597977322 (electronic bk.)
9781597977326 (electronic bk.)