Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 772 , Segment 2
Episode: Kazakh Famine
- Dec 4, 2020 7:00 pm
- 23:46 mins
Guest: Shoshana Keller, Professor of History at Hamilton College and author of "Russia and Central Asia: Coexistence, Conquest, Convergence" Stalin ordered the nomadic peoples of Central Asia to settle down and become members of Soviet states, and the five "-stans" are still reeling from that dramatic change today. But in some ways, residents have come to relish their modern identities.