Our own Jesko Schmoller reviews Thomas Welsford’s evocative study of the bloody 16th century Tuqay-Timurid takeover in Central Asia. Full Review
Nari Shelekpayev reviews Boris Petric’s examination of the foundations of Kyrgyz society in the years of independence from the point of view of “the historian or anthropologist”. Full review..
Melissa Kerr Chiovenda reviews Edwina Thompson’s in-depth study of the informal money lending system known as Hawala, which is practiced throughout the Muslim world. Full review..