Turkmen territory : unity and diversity -- From antiquity to the Khanates : a history of fits and starts -- The impact of Russian-Soviet modernization -- The building of the Turkmen nation -- An independence marked by Niyazov's megalomania -- Culture and religion : the issues of reconstruction -- Berdymukhammedov : illusion of a Khrushchevian thaw? -- Turkmenistan from inside : social and economic evolutions -- The future "Kuwait of Central Asia"? -- Finding its place on the international stage.
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