"Central Asia" Essays and Research Papers

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Central Asia

Serikbay 1 Moldir Oskenbay English group 110 History of Kazakhstan 24 september 2014 Geography of central Asia 24.09.2014 Central Asia is the core region of the Asian continent and stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China in the east and from Afghanistan in the south to Russia in the north. It is also sometimes referred to as Middle Asia, and, colloquially, "the 'stans" (as the six countries generally considered to be within the region all have names ending...

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Main Macroeconomic Indicators of the Central Asia in 2008-2012

Tajik State University of Commerce Faculty of World Economy and International Economic Relation PhD student Department of World Economy Abdulmajid Bobokhonov Main Macroeconomic Indicators of the Central Asia in 2008-2012 KAZAKHSTAN Territorial area - 2,724,900 km2 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Population (million) GDP( millions of US$) GDP per Capita of US$ GDP annual growth as % Industry in % of GDP Agriculture in % of GDP Service in % of GDP Export (millions of US$) Import (millions of US$) ...

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Drug Control in Central Asia

Drug Control in Central Asia This video talks about Central Asia’s drug control problem and how they are not very well equipped to deal with this issue. This video addresses policy issues. These countries do not have the means to control their drug problem. One major factor is heroin coming from Afghanistan. Countries surrounding Afghanistan have a very high rate of heroin abuse. These abusers could be a productive part of society, but instead are doing drugs. The video talks about an agency that...

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Swot Analysis Central Asian Universities

SWOT analysis of Higher Education systems in Central Asia countries to develop distant learning 1. 1. Availability of Normative base for Distant Learning Organizations. In Higher Education system of Independent State countries tuition by correspondence exists for students who work and are not able to attend the classes regularly. It was a traditional way of teaching during the soviet period. This form of teaching let the students learn the pedagogical materials, to perform the written works on each...

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How The Mongols Conquered Asia

 During this Common Era, great empires in the Afro-Eurasia area fell due to one of the most fearsome and dangerous armies in the 13th century, the Mongols. From China to Persia, across the Nile River to Egypt, the Mongols took what they wanted and controlled what they wanted. With the Mongols military, brutality and their form of equality in the 13th century, this enabled them to conquest large territories within such a short time. The Mongols were brutal people when they didn’t get what they...

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Ancient Commerce in China

Western Asia with the Mediterranean and European world, as well as parts of North and East Africa began to be used under the Han Dynasty (202 BC – AD 220). Originally, the Chinese trade silk occurred internally within the empire, but the caravans were often attacked by central Asian tribes, hoping to find some valuable commodities. In order to protect these caravans, the Han Dynasty extended its military defenses further into Central Asia. Later came the idea to expand the silk trade to central Asia...

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Kazakhstan's Rough Road to WTO Accession

neighboring Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, where the economy is beginning to outpace the performance of Kazakhstan (Epoha, August 20). The complex relations among the Central Asian states help explain the political value Astana sees in gaining WTO membership. Kazakhstan, praised by Washington as a leading market economy in Central Asia, had its pride wounded when Kyrgyzstan became the first in the region to join the World Trade Organization. While Russia and Kazakhstan have declared their intention...

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The Establishment of the Mughal Empire

THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MUGHAL EMPIRE BaBUR The foundation of the empire was laid in 1526 by ahir al-Din Mu?ammad Babur, a Chagatai Turk (so called because his ancestral homeland, the country north of the Amu Darya [Oxus River] in Central Asia, was the heritage of Chagatai, the second son of Genghis Khan). Babur was a fifth-generation descendant of Timur on the side of his father and a 14th-generation descendant of Genghis Khan. His idea of conquering India was inspired, to begin with, by the...

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Mongol Influences in China and Russia

From the first explosion of Mongol military might from the steppes of central Asia in the early decades of the 13th century to the death of Timur in1405, the nomads of central Asia made a last, stunning return to center stage in world history. The Mongols brought about changes in countryside economics, the power of the states, and overall trade, with similarities and differences in the two states respectively. Mongol influences and culture trends can still be observed in Russia as well as China today...

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Silk Road Ccot

Although the patterns of interactions along the Silk Roads from 200 B.C.E. to 1450 C.E. changed in the way items were traded and the amount of items traded, its continuities stayed relatively the same as it relates to the trade of goods to and from Asia and Europe, all of which led to a global connection of trade goods and active worldwide commerce. In the beginning of this period, around 200 BCE the Silk Road was just developing and China was in control as the route opened up to the west. Technologies...

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