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These unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Uzbekistan, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.

Chapter 1 * Geography * Introduction * Geographic Divisions and Topographic Features * Climate * Bodies of Water * Amu Darya * Syr Darya * Zarafshan * Aral Sea * Major Cities * Tashkent * Samarkand * Bukhara * Shakhrisabz * Environmental Issues * Chapter 1 Assessment * Chapter 2 * History * Introduction * Early History * Genghis Khan * Tamerlane * Uzbeks * Russian Conquest * The Soviet Empire * Independence * Recent Events * Andijan Massacre * Elections, Violence, and Human Rights * Chapter 2 Assessment * Chapter 3 * Economy * Introduction * Agriculture * Human Labor * Natural Resources and Industry * Energy * Trade and Tourism * Banking * Standard of Living * Employment Trends * Outlook * Chapter 3 Assessment * Chapter 4 * Society * Introduction * Ethnic Groups and Languages * Uzbeks * Kazakhs * Kyrgyz * Tajiks * Religion * Islamist Terrorism * Cuisine * Dress * Gender Issues * The Arts * Dance * Literature * Sports * Chapter 4 Assessment * Chapter 5 * Security * Introduction * U.S.-Uzbekistani Relations * Foreign Relations with Neighboring Countries * Kyrgyzstan * Tajikistan * Turkmenistan * Afghanistan * China * Russia * Military and Police * Army * Air Force * Internal Security * Border Guards * Intelligence Services * Issues Affecting Security * Terrorism * Crime and Drug Trafficking * Poverty * Water Security * CHAPTER 1: PROFILE * Introduction * Geography * Area * Climate * Topography * Major Rivers * Amu Darya * Syr Darya * Zarafshan * Major Cities * Tashkent * Samarkand * Bukhara * Shakhrisabz * Media * Government * Economy * History * Antiquity * Islamization * Seljuk Turks * Mongol Empires * The Timurids * The Uzbeks * The Russians * The Soviet Era * Independence * Ethnic Groups * Uzbeks * Kazakhs * Kyrgyz * Tajik * Karakalpaks * Chapter 1 Assessment * CHAPTER 2: RELIGION * Overview of Major Religions * Islam * Religion and the Government * Religion and Daily Life * Religious Holidays * Places of Worship * Mosque Etiquette * Chapter 2 Assessment * CHAPTER 3: TRADITIONS * Introduction * Traditional Economy * Greetings and Interactions * Dress * Social Events * Weddings * Funerals * Hospitality .. * Food and Eating Habits * Typical Foods * Eating Habits * Nonreligious Holidays * Do's and Don'ts * Chapter 3 Assessment * CHAPTER 4: URBAN LIFE * Urbanization * Healthcare * Urban Employment * The Mahalla * Education * Housing * Restaurants and Dining Out * Markets * Transportation * Chapter 4 Assessment * CHAPTER 5: RURAL LIFE * Rural Economy * Village Life * Transportation * Healthcare * Education * Gender Issues * Who is in Charge? * Checkpoints * Landmines * Chapter 5 Assessment * CHAPTER 6: FAMILY LIFE * Family Structure and Roles * The Typical Household * Status of Women, Elderly, and Children * Marriage * Divorce * Funerals * Family Celebrations * Names

GENRE
Historia
UTGIVEN
2015
19 september
SPRÅK
EN
Engelska
LÄNGD
553
Sidor
UTGIVARE
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