Journal of Modern Turkish Studies, volume 2, Issue 3 (September 2005) is now available online at the Ankara University website (web address provided below).
This issue of the JMTS has been allocated to the honor of 1,000th anniversary of the founding of the city of Kazan. You will find original articles covering Kazan and related Idil-Ural studies, reviews of recent books and announcements from Kazan 1000 celebrations in Russia.
The issue includes articles on, for example, Kazan in the Muscovite Ideology and the Foundation of a Russian Empire; Yusuf Akchura and Turkish War Prisoners in Russia at the World War I; Kasimov Khanate and Sain Bulat (Simon Bekbulatovich) Khan;Ismail Gasprinski and the Tatar National Renaissance from the End of the 19th Century to the 20th Century; Tatar Turks in Kyrgyzstan and their Linguistic Situations; Wedding Traditions of Tatar Turks.
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