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Introduction

Rico Isaacs

Rico Isaacs is a Reader in Politics at Oxford Brookes University. His research focuses on nation-building and institutions in post-Soviet Central Asia. He writes regularly on Central Asian politics and culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Identity in Kazakhstan : Soviet and Post-Soviet Culture in Central Asia

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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... 2010, pp. 85–94; Dagikhudo Dagiev, Regime Transition in Central Asia: Stateness, Nationalism and Political Change in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. London and New York: Routledge, 2014; Rico Isaacs and Abel Polese, ‘Nation-Building...

May The Grass Never Grow at Your Door: The Civic Conception of Nationhood in Kazakh Cinema

Rico Isaacs

Rico Isaacs is a Reader in Politics at Oxford Brookes University. His research focuses on nation-building and institutions in post-Soviet Central Asia. He writes regularly on Central Asian politics and culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Identity in Kazakhstan : Soviet and Post-Soviet Culture in Central Asia

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...Nursultan Nazarbayev often quips that Kazakhstan is home to over 100 different nationalities.Nursultan Nazarbayev, Without Right and Left. London: Class Publishing, 1992. This has become a maxim widely repeated throughout public discourse...

‘Hymn to Mother’: Tengrism, Motherhood and Nationhood

Rico Isaacs

Rico Isaacs is a Reader in Politics at Oxford Brookes University. His research focuses on nation-building and institutions in post-Soviet Central Asia. He writes regularly on Central Asian politics and culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Identity in Kazakhstan : Soviet and Post-Soviet Culture in Central Asia

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...This is the first of two chapters that explore narratives within modern Kazakh cinema that are distinct from the ‘civic’ and ‘ethnic’ accounts put forward by the regime. The first of these narratives pivots upon a reading of nationhood...

Kazakh Khanate to Kazakh Eli: Nation-Building in Kazakhstan in Historical and Political Context

Rico Isaacs

Rico Isaacs is a Reader in Politics at Oxford Brookes University. His research focuses on nation-building and institutions in post-Soviet Central Asia. He writes regularly on Central Asian politics and culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Identity in Kazakhstan : Soviet and Post-Soviet Culture in Central Asia

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...Different conceptualisations of nationhood observable in Kazakh film are interwoven with wider interpretations of nationhood and identity within the country’s historical and political discourse. These representations are also reflected...

Conclusion

Rico Isaacs

Rico Isaacs is a Reader in Politics at Oxford Brookes University. His research focuses on nation-building and institutions in post-Soviet Central Asia. He writes regularly on Central Asian politics and culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Identity in Kazakhstan : Soviet and Post-Soviet Culture in Central Asia

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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... between elite-oriented policy narratives and how they are received, understood, interpreted and fed back from below.Rico Isaacs and Abel Polese (eds), Nation-Building in the post-Soviet Space: New Tools and Approaches. Abingdon: Routledge,...

Naked in the Mirror: The Ethno-Centric Narrative of Kazakh Nationhood

Rico Isaacs

Rico Isaacs is a Reader in Politics at Oxford Brookes University. His research focuses on nation-building and institutions in post-Soviet Central Asia. He writes regularly on Central Asian politics and culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Identity in Kazakhstan : Soviet and Post-Soviet Culture in Central Asia

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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... in his leadership offering unity and stability by using a ‘multi-vector’ foreign policy which navigates the threats and interests of China and Russia.Rico Isaacs, ‘‘Papa’ – Nursultan Nazarbayev and the Discourse of Charismatic Leadership...

Between Two Worlds: Kazakh Film and Nation-Building in the Soviet Era

Rico Isaacs

Rico Isaacs is a Reader in Politics at Oxford Brookes University. His research focuses on nation-building and institutions in post-Soviet Central Asia. He writes regularly on Central Asian politics and culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Identity in Kazakhstan : Soviet and Post-Soviet Culture in Central Asia

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...As the previous chapter emphasised, Kazakhstan’s history is replete with contention concerning its construction as an imagined community. The nation is understood in multiple ways at varying points of time by different constituencies...

The Disruption of Time: The Kazakh New Wave' 1985—95

Rico Isaacs

Rico Isaacs is a Reader in Politics at Oxford Brookes University. His research focuses on nation-building and institutions in post-Soviet Central Asia. He writes regularly on Central Asian politics and culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Identity in Kazakhstan : Soviet and Post-Soviet Culture in Central Asia

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...Introduction Anna Lawton has noted that from its inception Soviet cinema was ‘strictly connected with the national political reality’.Anna Lawton, Kinoglast: Soviet Cinema in our Time. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992, p. 1...

The Steppe, Disorientation, Division and Corruption: Social and Economic Visions of Modern Nationhood

Rico Isaacs

Rico Isaacs is a Reader in Politics at Oxford Brookes University. His research focuses on nation-building and institutions in post-Soviet Central Asia. He writes regularly on Central Asian politics and culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Identity in Kazakhstan : Soviet and Post-Soviet Culture in Central Asia

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...The previous chapter demonstrated how aspects of contemporary Kazakh cinema reflect the heterogeneity of nationhood and identity. The Tengrist narrative in the work of Yermek Tursunov provides a quasi-primordial conceptualisation of Kazakh...