Lexington Books Series

Contemporary Central Asia. Societies, Politics and Cultures

Central Asia, located at the crossroads of Russia, China, and the Islamic world, remains one of the world’s least-understood regions, despite being a significant theater for muscle-flexing by the great powers and regional players. This series, published in partnership with George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, offers deep insights into Central Asia by providing readers unique access to state-of-the-art expertise on the region. Going beyond media clichés, the series brings the study of Central Asia into the framework of social sciences and hopes to overcome the dearth of works on the region for both scholarly knowledge and undergraduate and graduate student education.

Now accepting submissions!

To be considered for publication, please contact Professor Laruelle, laruelle@gwu.edu and send an outline of your manuscript.

The outline should include:

  • a statement on the book’s goals and methods
  • a detailed table of contents
  • a one-paragraph biography of author(s)
  • a sample chapter or an introduction
  • a prospective deadline for submission
Proposal Guidlines