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TAGS: History (general); Persecution, Turkmenistan
LOCATIONS: Ishqabad; Turkestan; Turkmenistan
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History of the establishment of Tsarist power in Turkestan and the goal of earning support from their Muslim territories. Includes discussion of the Bahá'í Faith in Ashkabad and Russian/Bahá'í mutual political interests in Persia and Turkey. (Offsite.)
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An Empire for the Faithful, A Colony for the Dispossessed

by Robert D. Crews

published in Cahiers d'Asie centrale, 17/18, pages 79-106
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