Uzbekiston Respublikasy
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Key Historical Events. In Oct. 1917 the Tashkent Soviet assumed authority, and in the following years established its power throughout Turkestan. The semi-independent Khanates of Khiva and Bokhara were first (1920) transformed into People’s Republics, then (1923–24) into Soviet Socialist Republics and finally merged in the Uzbek SSR and other republics.


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Further Reading

  1. Kangas, R. D., Uzbekistan in the Twentieth Century: Political Development and the Evolution of Power. New York, 1994Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1996

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