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koolaee E, Ebrahimi S F. Turkestan’s Jadidism in Confrontation with Tsarist Russia. MJSS. 2016; 7 (3) :75-97
URL: http://jhs.modares.ac.ir/article-25-7846-en.html
1- Professor, Regional Studies Department, University of Tehran, Teharn, Iran
2- Ph.D. of History, Central Asia and Caucasus
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. This paper deals with the activities of some of the Muslim scholars, who has lived in newly formed Turkistan in the early years of the Twentieth Century. In this new geopolitics, under Russian troop’s domain, there were some active scholar, social and cultural groups that tried to preserve Islamic norms and values. They are known as Jadidi, Ziaee and Knowledge Phil. In order to answer the question about the type of their confrontation with Russian policies to change the Muslim’s mode of life, the authors show the overall change in their attitudes and behaviors. They used similar means like the imperialists; Meanwhile they criticized the Muslim societies too. In this paper the authors reveal transformation of some Jadidi leaders from confrontation to convergence. They note the causes of this change in the strong influence of the Russian culture and accepting Muslim weakness beside the impacts of the internal developments in Russia.  
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Published: 2016/01/21

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