Adeeb Khalid: Selected Bibliography


  • Making Uzbekistan: Nation, Empire, and Revolution in the Early USSR, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, November 2015.
  • Islam after Communism: Religion and Politics in Central Asia. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007. 
  • The Politics of Muslim Cultural Reform: Jadidism in Central Asia. Comparative Studies in Muslim Societies, 27. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998, South Asian edition, Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Edited Works:

  • Guest editor, special issue on “Locating the (Post-) Colonial in Soviet History,” Central Asian Survey, vol. 26, no. 4 (2007).


  • “The Soviet Union as an Imperial Formation: A View from Central Asia,” in Imperial Formations, ed. Ann Stoler, Carole McGranahan, and Peter Perdue (Santa Fe: School of Advanced Research Press, 2007), 123-151.
  • “Backwardness and the Quest for Civilization: Early Soviet Central Asia in Comparative Perspective,” Slavic Review 65 (2006): 231-251.
  • “Russia, Central Asia and the Caucasus to 1917,” in The New Cambridge History of Islam, vol. 5 (forthcoming, 2009), 180-202.
  • “Turkestan v 1917-1922 godakh: bor’ba za vlast’ na okraine Rossii [Turkestan 1917-1922: The Struggle for Power in a Russian Borderland],” in Tragediia velikoi derzhavy: natsional’nyi vopros i raspad Sovetskogo Soiuza (Moscow: Izd. “Sotsial’no-politicheskaia mysl’,” 2005), 189-226.
  • “Pan-Islamism in Practice: The Rhetoric of Muslim Unity and its Uses,” in Late Ottoman Society: The Intellectual Legacy, ed. Elisabeth Özdalga (London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2005), 201-224.
  • “Postsovetskie sud’by sredneaziatskogo islama [Post-Soviet Islam in Central Asia],” Ab Imperio (Kazan), 2004, no. 3, 435-462.
  • “Visions of India in Central Asian Modernism: The Work of Abdurauf Fitrat,” in Looking at the Coloniser, eds. Hans Harder and Beate Eschment (Würzburg: Ergon Verlag, 2004), 253-274.
  • “Nation into History: The Origins of National Historiography in Central Asia,” in Devout Societies vs. Impious States? Transmitting Islamic Learning in Russia, Central Asia and China through the Twentieth Century, ed. Stéphane A. Dudoignon (Berlin: Klaus Schwarz Verlag, 2004), 127-145.
  • “A Secular Islam: Nation, State, and Religion in Uzbekistan,” International Journal of Middle East Studies 35 (2003): 573-598.
  • “Ottoman ‘Islamism’ between the Ümmet and the Nation,” Archivum Ottomanicum, 19 (2001): 197-211.
  • “Nationalizing the Revolution: The Transformation of Jadidism, 1917-1920,” in A State of Nations: Empire and Nation-Making in the Age of Lenin and Stalin, ed. Ronald Grigor Suny and Terry Martin. New York: Oxford University Press, (2001): 45-162.
  • “Osman Khoja and the Origins of Jadidism in Bukhara,” in Reforms & Revolutions in Turkistan: 1900‑1924: A Memorial Volume for Osman Khoja, ed. Timur Kocaolu. (Haarlem, 2000).
  • “Russian History and the Debate over Orientalism” [lead piece in a forum on “Russia and Orientalism], Kritika, n.s. 1 (2000).
  • “Society and Politics in Bukhara, 1868-1920,” Central Asian Survey 19 (2000).
  • “The Emergence of a Modern Central Asian Historical Consciousness,” in Historiography of Imperial Russia: The Profession and Writing of History in a Multinational State, ed. Thomas Sanders (Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 1999), 433-452.


  • “The World of Journalism, Or the Reasons for the Establishment of the Newspaper To’jjor” [Matbuot olami, yoki vajhi ta’sis-i g’azita-i To’jjor]. Translated from Uzbek. In The Modern Middle East: A Documentary History, ed. Benjamin C. Fortna, Camron Amin, and Elizabeth B. Frierson (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006), 104-107.
  • Munawwar Qari Abdurrashid Khan oghli, “What is Reform?” [Isloh na demakdadur]. Translated from Uzbek. In Modernist Islam: A Sourcebook, 1840-1940, ed. Charles Kurzman (New York: Oxford University Press, 2002). 227-228
  • [With Ken Petersen] Abdulhamid Sulaymon Cho’lpon, “Doctor Muhammad-Yar” [Do’xtur Muhammadyor]. Translated from Uzbek. In Modernist Islam: A Sourcebook, 1840-1940, ed. Charles Kurzman (New York: Oxford University Press, 2002), 264-269.

Book Reviews:

Over thirty book reviews in American Historical Review; Central Asian Survey; Central Eurasian Studies Review; Comparative Studies in South Asia, Africa and the Middle East; Europe-Asia Studies; The Historian; International Journal of Middle East Studies; Iranian Studies; Journal of Asian Studies;Journal of Modern History; Kritika; Middle East Studies Association Bulletin; Muslim World Book Review; Russian Review; Slavic Review; Turkish Studies Association Bulletin; and Vostok.


  • Op-ed pieces on the Central Eurasia Project website, 2000. "Your Asia or Mine?
  • Central Asian Studies in Post-Soviet Times," NewsNet: The Newsletter of the AAASS, 39:5 (November 1999): 1-3.
  • "Jadidism in Central Asia: Islam and Modernity in the Russian Empire," ISIM Newsletter (Leiden), no. 2, March 1999, 16.

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