Your Turkmenistan Reading Recommendations

by Nathan Hamm on 5/25/2005 · 6 comments

Katy of Blogrel is looking for some recommendations for books, blogs, news sites, etc. on Turkmenistan for a student. As far as books go, this is all I’ve found and it doesn’t appear to cover modern Turkmenistan.

As far as websites go, all I have are the following:

Any other recommendations?


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Katy May 25, 2005 at 10:29 am

Looks like this was posted twice. Anyway, thanks for the Gundogar link. While looking around in there, I found this: http://tmrepublican.org/ The Republican Party of TM, in exile.

Nathan May 25, 2005 at 10:30 am

Thrice actually 🙂

I thought it was but twice, and deleted one. Thanks for the heads up!

Katy May 25, 2005 at 10:34 am

Here’s a link to a youth group in TM: http://www.nesil.org/en/

Katy May 25, 2005 at 10:35 am

Here’s a link to a news site: http://www.dogryyol.com/eng/

Anne May 25, 2005 at 2:22 pm

Robert Kaplan has a chapter on Turkmenistan in
“Eastward to Tartary.” It seemed OK to me but of course I have never been there.

david l May 25, 2005 at 4:18 pm

try the international crisis group reports for recent events at http://www.crisisgroup.org -click central asia – also there’s a useful page on eurasianet.org on the OSI Turkmenistan project which has a lot of useful links.

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