Title from title screen (viewed Mar. 6, 2002)., "Research completed March 1996.", and "This volume is one in a continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army"--Foreword.
Includes bibliographical references.
Online version of the print version; originally published: Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, 1997.
Mode of access: Internet at the Federal Research Division web site. Address as of 6/18/07: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/kgtoc.html; current access is available via PURL.