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Central Asia

Central Asian Studies

Forman, Harrison, "Village road traffic in Kazakhstan", 1959; American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries,


This guide serves as a portal for electronic resources relating to Central Asia. Although the boundaries of Central Asia are contested, historically the area encompassed the Silk Road. This guide focuses on Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Afghanistan. It contains links to various scholarly e-resources, including reference sources like online dictionaries, encyclopedias, and bibliographies; databases and indexes; e-book and journal collections; and online archives, image repositories, and maps. Please note that while some resources are freely available, others are subscription services provided by the UCLA Library, so remote access may be necessary when accessing from off-campus.

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