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By Suha Bolukbasi

Azerbaijan’s Soviet and post-Soviet political heritage has been tumultuous and sundry, rather in regards to the fight for independence, democracy and sovereignty. Suha Bolukbasi right here illustrates how post-Stalin resilience, the tolerance proven towards refined nationalist expression and Gorbachev's rest of valuable keep an eye on from Moscow have been all-in-part answerable for the preliminary emergence of a extra liberal surroundings in Azerbaijan. accordingly, concerns akin to Moscow's accountability for environmental degradation, the depletion of Azerbaijan's oil, and adverse phrases of exchange have all began to be freely mentioned. notwithstanding, the Azerbaijan-Armenia dispute over Karabagh has had a dramatic impression at the political discourse. The dispute has develop into not just a world clash, yet one that includes the lives of multiple million refugees. This e-book indicates how Azerbaijan's fresh political historical past - either household and foreign - has prompted the advance of the rustic and the heritage of the encircling region.

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