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© 2018 Manja Stephan-Emmrich and Philipp Schröder.

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Manja Stephan-Emmrich and Philipp Schröder, eds., Mobilities, Boundaries, and Travelling Ideas: Rethinking Translocality Beyond Central Asia and the Caucasus. Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, 2018.

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This work is part of the research project ‘Translocal Goods — Education, Work, and Commodities between Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, China, and the Arab Emirates’ [grant number: Az. 86870], which has been funded by the VolkswagenStiftung (Volkswagen Foundation), 2013–2017.

ISBN Paperback: 978-1-78374-333-9

ISBN Hardback: 978-1-78374-334-6

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ISBN Digital ebook (epub): 978-1-78374-336-0

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DOI: 10.11647/OBP.0114

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