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Kyrgyz Statehood and the National Epos Manas Askar Akaev

Kyrgyz Statehood and the National Epos Manas

Askar Akaev

Published August 28th 2003
ISBN : 9781592670055
Paperback
360 pages
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The centuries long struggle of the ancient Kyrgyz people for sovereignty is connected to their epic, Manas, which is one of the longest epics in existence. Askar Akaev, writes an account of his people, the Kyrgyz, and their centuries-long struggleMoreThe centuries long struggle of the ancient Kyrgyz people for sovereignty is connected to their epic, Manas, which is one of the longest epics in existence. Askar Akaev, writes an account of his people, the Kyrgyz, and their centuries-long struggle for independence, leading up to the difficulties of their young democracy, under his leadership as president.The Kyrgyz Republic is situated along the ancient Silk Road, and the ancient Kyrgyz people were a nomadic tribe of Asia.