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  Bukhara, emirate of
The Bukhara emirate was founded by the Uzbek Khan Sheybani, who between 1500 and 1507 conquered the Timurid domains in Transoxania.
Internal feuds weakened Bukhara, it split into a number of principalities, and in 1740 it was conquered by Nadir Shah of Persia.
Defeated by Russia in 1866, the emirate became a Russian protectorate in 1868.
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 Bukhara with Anor Samarkand Travel
Bukhara Bukha ra, one of Uzbeki stan's treasur es, is a place rich in history and dramatic architecture.
Bukhara, with its population of a quarter of a million, is a major tourist attraction for travelers following the old Silk Road.
And though Bukhara's mud-colored buildings are often a let-down to visitors who have just seen the dazzling mosaics of Samarkand, the city's subdued desert hues and centuries-old buildings exude their own exotic air of ancient culture.
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Bukhara is one of the most ancient cities of Uzbekistan, situated on a sacred hill, the place where sacrifices were made by fire-worshippers in springtime.
It was during the sixth century that Bukhara was known as Numijket, but the city was subsequetnly seized from the Turks by the Arabs in 676, who proceeded to subject all Transoxiana during the next thirty years.
In 1220, Bukhara was taken and sacked by the Mongols of Genghis Khan and threafter became part of the empire ruled by Timur Lenk and his descendants from 1387 to 1500.
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 Bukhara (khanate) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Bukhara (khanate)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Former khanate (emirate) of Central Asia that once occupied the region around the city of Bukhara, together with the lower Zeravshan Valley, and a large part of the Kyzyl-Kum desert.
The Bukhara Khanate came into existence in the 16th century, was brought under Russian control in 1868, and was finally dissolved by the Bolsheviks in 1920.
The Bukhara region was formerly known as Sogdiana (see Samarkand).
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Bukhara%20%28khanate%29   (298 words)

  
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Although a Bukhara government was in existence in name, most affairs of state were in the hands of the Revolutionary Committee (presumably comprising the Russians) a portion of it operating as the Central Committee.
In Bukhara and Khiva the government was passing into the hands of those nationalist friends whose administration, though temporary, was moving away from "communism" toward "populism." It was necessary to formulate the economic and social theories of all.
The Society and the Basmachi Until the establishment of the Society, and while the Emirate of Bukhara was still in existence, the educated Turkistani were not in contact with the Basmachi.
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Ninety percent of the population of the Emirate of Bukhara was involved in agriculture.
the eponymous ancestor of the Manghits of Bukhara, was the son of Hakim Atalik ibn Khudayar, the influential figure at the court of Abulfaizkhan, the last Ashtarkhanid Mongol king of Bukhara.
Angered at the appointment, Burhaniddin, the hereditary claimant to the position of the Qazikalan of Bukhara, orchestrated a social clash between the traditionalists and the reformists.
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 Bukhara, emirate of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In 1555, Abdullah Khan transferred the capital from Samarkand to Bukhara, from which the state then took its name.
In 1753, Bukhara again became an independent emirate but did not recover its supremacy over Khwarazm, Merv, Badakhshan, Tashkent, and the Fergana Valley.
The Bukhara People’s Soviet Republic was established (1920) and lasted until 1924.
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 All Empires - The Samanid Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Here we can code the to capital of the Samanids, Bukhara, which became the cultural, political, and economic centre of Central Asia for the centuries, until the Bolshevik revolution in 1920 (when the Soviets ended the rule of the Bukhara Emirate).
The Registan of Bukhara - a large square, where the ten divans (ministries) were located, is still the most beautiful part of the city, and a tourist attraction.
Bukhara fell in 999, and the last Samanid, Ismail II, after a five-year struggle against the Ghaznavid Mahmud and the Qarakhanids, was assassinated in 1005.
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 San'at :: Bukhara's Art of jewelry
century in Bukhara was marked by the blossom of art crafts - hammering work and manufacturing of jewelry pieces, weaving, embroidery and gold embroidery, carving and painting on ganch and wood… Bukhara had become the largest school of the craft that greatly influenced the work of masters from the other cities and settlements.
The jewelry craft in Bukhara was in a focus of attention and reflected eagerness of the society to luxury and affluence: at the central market of the city the jewelers occupied a special place - Toki Zargaron - a cupola of jewelers.
In general, Bukhara's jewelry art, as D. Fahretdinova noted, "was a complicated syncretic phenomenon where on the Tadjik-Uzbek basis and ancient traditions merged many features the other ethnos brought in" (3, p.72).
www.sanat.orexca.com /eng/4-03/history_art6.shtml   (1441 words)

  
 Bukhara - Current News & Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In 2004 Uzbekistan was shaken by two episodes of violence—bombings, and shootings in Tashkent and Bukhara in late March and early April, and bombings of the...
At the Maurya, made famous by the Bukhara, arguably serving the best of cuisine from the North West Frontier, a DJ or two at the Dublin bar is all they are...
Bukhara news from Sept 2004 to Dec 2004
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 The ancient city - Bukhara History
The ancient city of Bukhara was for many centuries a major center of enlightenment and religion in the East.
It was the capital of the ancient state of Bukhara whose population was situated downstream from the Zarafshan (sixth to eighth centuries A.D.).
The History of Bukhara recounts that the western area of this territory was preferred for habitation.
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 Connect-Tajikistan.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Bukhara, the dynastic capital, became the Islamic world's centre of learning, nurturing great talents like the philosopher-scientist Abu Ali ibn Sina and the poet Rudaki - both now claimed as sons by Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan.
From the 15th century the Tajiks were under the suzerainty of the emirate of Bukhara; in the mid-18th century the Afghans moved up to engulf all lands south of the Amu Darya river.
But the Pamirs, which account for the whole of what is now eastern Tajikistan, were quite literally a no-man's-land, falling outside the established borders of the Bukhara emirate and unclaimed by neighbouring Afghanistan and China.
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 Bukhara
231,000), capital of Bukhara region, Uzbekistan, in the Zeravshan River valley.
to 1920 it was the capital of the khanate of Bukhara, which was ceded to Russia in 1868.
Bukhara, emirate of - Bukhara, emirate of, former state, central Asia, in Turkistan, in the Amu Darya River basin.
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 Muslim Population
For instance, three times at the time of the Bukhara Emirate, he was sent as a member Bukharian Embassy to Russia.
When we speak of the situation in the Bukharian Emirate, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, we can say that the general situation in the society was one of remoteness but already there were new processes taking place.
Meanwhile, the leadership of the emirate did not perceive education system reform issue as direct threat to the political system of the Emirate.
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 Bukhara --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
Built up by the Samanid dynasty, it became the capital of their realm, which at its height stretched from Baghdad to India and from Bukhara to the Persian Gulf.
Falling to Genghis Khan in 1220 and to Timur in 1370, it was taken by the Uzbeks, who in the 16th century made it the capital of the khanate of Bukhara.
Bukhara was the capital until the republic was absorbed into the Uzbek S.S.R. in 1924.
www.britannica.com /ebc/article-9358245   (501 words)

  
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Bukhara was already considered an important cultural and trade centre, which in fact determined the dramatism of the city's historical fate.
For instance, the Ismail Samani mausoleum is the oldest monument in Bukhara.
The Bukhara oasis of Soghdiana was once conquered by the Great Alexander and Bukhara was also once ruled by the Kushan Empire and later a part of the Eftalist Rein, too.
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 Emirate of Bukhara (from arts, Central Asian) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Although fine-quality pottery decorated with animal, bird, and figural designs was being made in New Nisa in the 15th century, the artistic revival of the Mongol period that Timur had launched in western Turkistan had died out by the 16th century, when the emirate of Bukhara, incorporating much of Sogdiana, was established.
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Bukhara oblast mainly comprises the Kimirekkum Desert, with the lower reaches of the Zeravshan River in the southwest.
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 Bukhara - Current News & Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
BUKHARA, Uzbekistan--University students forced to pick cotton during Uzbekistan’s cotton harvest have been left with mounds of crippling debts from their...
Samarkand, Bukhara and Khorezm provinces were among those, he added.
Her third son was detained several days after a series of explosions in Tashkent and Bukhara last spring killed some 50 people.
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 Tajik-land   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The land of Tajiks, as an Indo-European speaking people, is in the territory known since ancient times as Bactria, Maverannahr, the Parthian Kingdom and the Kingdom of Kharazm, the Kingdom of the Samanids and the states of Seleucids, Tamerlane, the Bukhara Emirate and the Kokand (Qoqand) Khanate once flourished in this region.
The cities of Samarkand and Bukhara served as major centers of trade and enlightenment on the crossroads of the Great Silk Road linking the civilizations of the East and the West.
Tajiks are the majority of population in cities Samarkand and Bukhara.
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 Travel to Uzbekistan with AVRUD Travel Agency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
At the end of the 7th and the beginning of the 8th century Central Asia was seized by Arabs under Imam Kuteiba ibn Muslim to extend new religious Islam and involve Arabic language and literature.
The famous monument of Central Asia was built in that time, in Samarqand, Shahrizabs, Bukhara.
There are three state formed on the territory of Central Asia in the following centuries: Bukhara emirate, Kokand and Khiva khanates.
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 -= Travel Agency "K.KOMIL" Tours=-   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The most powerful Kushan Empire and the Kingdom of Seleucids, the Parthian Kingtom and the Kingdom of Kharazm, the state of Samanids and Tamerlane, the Bukhara Emirate and Qoqand Khanate once flourished in this region.
The cities of Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva served as major centers of trade and education on the crossroads of the Great Silk Road linking civilization of the East and the West.
Tashkent - Urgench - Bukhara - Nurata (Camel Safari) - Shakhrisabz - Samarkand - Tashkent - Fergana Valley - Tashkent
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 Conservation news for Bukhara
From this point of view, President of Turkmenistan Saparmurat Niyazov's visit to Bukhara last year and the signing of a treaty on friendship, trust, and...
This prompted a deep freeze which only melted in November at a summit between the two presidents in the Uzbek city of Bukhara.
In 2004, Uzbekistan was shaken by two major episodes of violence—bombings and shootings in Tashkent and Bukhara in late March and early April, and bombings...
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Evening party with the students of Bukhara University.
Visit to a factory or enterprise in Bukhara.
Ancient capital of Timurids' Empire: Registan ensemble (Ulugbek medresse, Tillya Kori medresse, Sher-Dor medresse), Gur Emir Mausoleum (family burial place of Timurids), Bibi Khanym mosque (cathedral mosque of the XIV century), Shakhi Zinda ensemble (complex of family mausoleums), Ulugbek's observatory, visit to the modern objects built the years of independence.
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 Iranica.com - EKRAÚMÈ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He was born in Bukhara to the family of a judge.
His psychological novel Man gunahgoram (Man gonahka@r-am; 1957) was also considered "ideologically harmful." His historical novel Tori ankabut (Ta@r-e ¿ankabu@t, 1960, also published in Persian script) deals with the transition from the Bukhara Emirate to Soviet rule.
Dukòtari otaæ (Dokòtar-e a@taæ, 1962) treats of women's social position and popular attitudes toward the Amir of Bukhara and Russian occupation at the end of the 19th century.
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 EurasiaNet Culture
The populations of the oasis towns in the Bukhara emirate and the khanates of Khiva and Kokand were mixed and almost totally bilingual.
A Samarkand part of Russian/Soviet Turkestan, together with the Tashkent region and the larger chunk of the Ferghana Valley plus most of the historical Bukhara emirate and the pieces of Khiva did indeed make up a new state formation.
Meanwhile, the Tajik vision of the national past as the history of living ethnos, no matter what its current state borders are, appears to imply that Tajiks are, so far, unprepared to reconcile themselves with the loss of the major centers of the ancient Tajik-Persian civilization.
www.eurasianet.org /departments/culture/articles/eav061201.shtml   (1472 words)

  
 History of Iran: Samanid Dynasty
Ismail conquered many places, and a territory of his kingdom was wide spread all over today's Central Asia, Afghanistan, and eastern Iran, however in the time of his successors we can observe the autonomy of the regions.
The successors of Ismail could not continue his policy, and they left under the influence of their Turkish guard, who became dominant in the court (Alp-Takin and later established by him Ghaznavid dynasty), and alongside with the Qarakhanids ended the rule of the Samanids in 999 CE.
Along with Bukhara many other cities in the Samanid Empire began to develop such as Samarqand, Balkh, Usturusha, Panjacant, Shash, Marv, Nishapour, Herat.
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 The Red Book of the Peoples of the Russian Empire
During the Soviet years cotton raising was begun on the plains of Turkestan and Bukhara, and poorer people came from the mountains to earn some money on cotton fields.
When speaking, the Yaghnabis often switch from their native language to Russian, but A. Khromov has observed that their speech becomes slower, which might indicate that they are not fluent in Tadzhik.
At the beginning of the 19th century the Yaghnabis were included in the Bukhara Emirate.
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 "BASMACHI": TURKISTAN NATIONAL LIBERATION MOVEMENT 1916-1930s
The labor organizations of Bukhara, Tashkent, Samarkand and Kokand were under the influence of the members of the 'Socialist Tudeh' branch of the Society.
Until the establishment of the Society, and while the Emirate of Bukhara was still in existence, the Educated Turkistanis were not in contact with the Basmachi.
Apparently Togan was justified in his advice to Enver, for, the latter was detained by the Emirist forces upon arrival in Eastern Bukhara.
www.ku.edu /carrie/texts/carrie_books/paksoy-6/cae12.html   (7854 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Bukhara, emirate of, Central Asian History (Central Asian History) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Bukhara, emirate of, Central Asian History (Central Asian History) - Encyclopedia
Bukhara, emirate of, former state, central Asia, in Turkistan, in the Amu Darya River basin.
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 Bukhara
Bukhara Emirate, 1919, 10,000 tengas, F Pick 24, Ryab 20173
Bukhara Emirate, 1919-20, 200 tengas, VF Pick 21, Ryab 20176
Bukhara Soviet Peoples Republic, 1921, 20000 rubles, wmk "25", but no misspelling, VF Pick S 1041, Ryab 20192d
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 Travel & Tours in Uzbekistan - A Brief History of Uzbekistan
The centuries old feudal disintegration and internecine wars led to the annexation of Turkestan (the name of the land used in that time) to Russia between 1868 and 1876, the Bukhara and Kokand Khanates recognised their vassalage to the Russian Empire.
Three Uzbek khanates were revived by strong dynasties, centralised states (Bukhara Emirate, Khiva and Kokand Khanates) sprung; British and Russians claimed rivalry for Central Asia
The Russians conquered Tashkent, Bukhara, and Samarkand; the Khanate of Bukhara became Russian protectorate
www.sitara.com /Uzbek/history.html   (1030 words)

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