Wilson Center Experts

Martha Brill Olcott

Visiting Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Wilson Center Project(s):
Socio-Economic Change and Political Development in Soviet Central Asia
May 01, 1980
May 01, 1980

Project Summary

Traces the sedentarization of the Kazakh nomads through to the final destruction of the nomadic economy at the time of collectivization. Studies social and political changes that accompanied and often caused the economic transformation that occurred in the steppe over 100 years.