‘The era of independence’: New history of Kazakhstan
The “Era of Independence” by Nursultan Nazarbayev will be widely used in educational. This was voiced by experts at a conference discussing the work of President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev. The Kazakh analysts highlight that this publication is a course book in the modern history of the country. The book has become not only a historical guidebook, but also a source for future studies of peculiarities of emergence of independent states in the region. The experts from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan also confirmed the relevance and timeliness of the book.
VADIM LAKIZA, DEPUTY DEAN, INSTITUTE OF HISTORY OF BELARUS:
- I would say that many moments teach people how to live. I would highlight the vision of your president Nursultan Nazarbayev. People who understand the role of humanities and history can in their book have such a chapter, "History as a Powerful Factor in Uniting the Society." As a historian, I understand that history and culture are what unites us, the two nations.
BOLAT ZHUMAGULOV, DIRECTOR, INSTITUTE OF HISTORY AND LAW:
- This is the work of the President of Kazakhstan, the man who stood at the very roots of founding of our state. The book is a direction to the future. We analyze it in detail by telling students how we gained independence and what it gave us. We increase awareness among the younger generation about interesting and fateful things happened during Kazakhstan’s formation.