Archeology and history of Central Asia in the works of french scholars. Volume II


Present book is published in the framework of academic project of the International Institute for Central Asian Studies as a collection of articles of the French researchers on archaeology and history of Central Asia. Issues mentioned in the work envelope the wide chronological frame from the IX millennium BC to the XIIIth century – in Neolithic, Bronze and Iron ages, Hellenistic, Kushan, Turkic and Islam periods. Topics of articles devote to the wide circle of issues of the ancient and medieval history of the region and written on the base of rich materials of archaeological excavations, and also studies of the written sources, anthropologic, objects of artistic culture in different countries of Central Asia