Dr. HANGELDI OWNUK

SENIOR RESEARCH WORKER, INSTITUTE OF HISTORY UNDER THE CABINET OF MINISTERS OF TURKMENISTAN, 61 AZADY  STREET, ASHGABAT-744000, TURKMENISTAN

  PROJECT TITILE:

  ASSIMILATION PROCESSES

 IN THE NATIONAL HISTORY

 INTRODUCTION

 CHAPTER ONE: HISTORY OF ASSIMILATION PROCESSES AND THEIR EXPLANATIONS

PART ONE: ASSIMILATED PEOPLES

1)       SUMERIANS

2)       ELAMIANS

3)       MEDIANS

4)       ANCIENT BABYLONIAN AND KELDAN CIVILIZATIONS

5)       ANCIENT PARTHIAN STATE

 PART TWO: PHASES OF ASSIMILATION PROCESSES

1)       BEFORE CHRIST

2)       AFTER CHRIST

3)       BEFORE THE SPREAD OF ISLAM

4)       AFTER THE ISLAMIC EXPANSION

5)       BEFORE THE FALL OF CONSTANTINOPLE

6)       AFTER THE FALL OF CONSTANTINOPLE

PART THREE: PEOPLES LIKELY TO GET ASSIMILATED

1)       UIGURS AND SALORS OF CHINA

2)       SUBJECT TURKMENS IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES

3)       SUBJECT KURDISH PEOPLE

4)       SUBJECT BELUCH PEOPLE

5)       SUBJECT AZERIS IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES

CHAPTER TWO: TRIBAL AND DYNASTIC STATES

 PART ONE: EXPANSION OF ISLAM AND THE ROLE OF TURKMENS IN ITS DEVELOPMENT

1)       ORIGINATION OF MONOTHEISM AND WORSHIP ONE GOD IN THE OGHUZ STATES

2)       GARAKHANID AND GHAZNAVID STATES OF OGHUZS

PART TWO: FROM THE EMERGENCE OF THE SELJUQS TO THE RISE OF THE SAFAVID DYNASTY

1)       STATES OF SUNNI TURKMENS( SELJUQS, KHOREZMIANS, TURKOMANS OF BLACK AND WHITE SHEEP TRIBAL CONFEDERATIONS)

2)       NON-TURKMEN DYNASTIES ( MONGOL AND GURKANIAN)

 PART THREE: FROM THE RISE OF THE SAFAVID DYNASTY TO THE EMERGNCE OF THE PAHLAVI DYNASTY

1)       STATES OF SHIA TURKMENS ( SAFAVIDS, AFSHARS AND GAJARS)

2)       ASSIMILATED TURKMENS OF GYZYLBASH TRIBAL CONFEDERATION ( THE FOLOWING NINE PRINCIPAL  TURKMEN TRIBES MAKE UP THIS CONFEDERATION: BEGDILI, GAJARS, AFSHARS, TEKKELI, USTAJLU, ZULQADYR, SAFAVID, GARABAGLY, SHAMLU, BAYANDYR AS WELL AS SOME OTHER MINOR CLANS)

 PART FOUR: GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS OF TURKIC-SPEAKING PEOPLES IN IRAN AND THEIR ORIGINS.

1)       VIEWS OF JUST AND NEUTRAL HISTORIANS ON THIS ISSUE

2)       ETHNOLOGY IN THE STUDY OF THEIR NATIONAL IDENTITY AND IN THE SOLUTION OF THIS ISSUE