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The Rise And Fall Of Khoqand, 1709–1876

A lecture by Scott Levi, Professor of History, The Ohio State University

Event Details

Thursday, August 8, 2019
4-5:15 p.m.
This talk will introduce key themes from Scott Levi’s recent book on the Khanate of Khoqand, a surprisingly dynamic state that emerged over the course of the eighteenth century in eastern Uzbekistan’s Ferghana Valley. The talk will address the ways that political, economic, technological and environmental developments influenced life in Central Asia and contributed to the rise, and fall, of Khoqand. It will also identify a number of ways that Central Asians influenced the policies of their much