Bibliography of works by and about Ismail Gasprinskiy available in English


French and African Letters, Annotated Translation and Introduction by Azade-Ayse Rorlich, Istanbul: The Isis Press. 2008

“First Step Towards Civilizing the Russian Muslims.” Translated by Edward Lazzerini. Reprinted in Modernist Islam, 1840-1940: A Sourcebook, Edited by Charles Kurzman. Oxford University Press: 2002.
“Russo-Oriental Relations. Thoughts, Notes, Desires”, Translated by Edward Lazzerini. Reprinted in The Tatars of the Crimea: Their Struggle for Survival, Edited by Edward Allworth. Duke University Press: 1988.

Writings about Gasprinskiy:

Lazzerini, Edward. “Ismail Bey Gasprinskii and Muslim Modernism in Russia, 1871-1914,” unpublished dissertation, University of Washington, 1973.
Lazzerini, Edward. "Ismail Bey Gasprinskii's Perevodchik/Tercüman: A Clarion of Modernism." Central Asian Monuments. ed. Hasan Paksoy. Istanbul: The Isis Press. 1992.
Lazzerini, Edward. “Ismail Bey Gasprinskii, the Discourse of Modernism, and the Russians,” in Tatars of the Crimea: Their Struggle for Survival. Ed. Edward Allworth. Durham: Duke University Press, 1988.
Ismail Bey Gasprinski, 1851-1914," Shura, nos 21 (1 November 1914), 22 (15 November 1914), 23 (1 December 1914), 24 (15 December 1914): 641-44, 673-75, 705-8, 737-41. Translated by Alan W. Fisher. The obituaries are included in the book The Tatars of Crimea: Return to the Homeland, ed. Edward A. Allworth, Duke University Press, 1998.
Fisher, Alan. "A Model Leader for Asia. Ismail Gaspirali." The Tatars of Crimea: Return to the Homeland, Allworth.
Fisher, Alan. The Crimean Tatars. Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University, 1978.

Williams, Brian Glyn. “Reinterpreting Ismail Gaspirali's Legacy. Crimean Atatürk, Russian Collaborator or Pan-Turkist Threat to the Russian Empire?” The Crimean Tatars: The Diaspora Experience and the Forging of a Nation. Brill Academic Publishers, 2001.
Kirimlik, Hakan. National Movements and National Identity among the Crimean Tatars, 1905-1916. Brill Academic Publishers, 1996.
Landau, Jacob, Pan Turkism: From Irredentism to Cooperation, Indiana University Press, 1995.
Many of the above mentioned writings, along with writings by its membership, can by found on the International Committee for Crimea’s Website:

Further English language writings about Ismail Gasprinskiy are listed in the Gaspinskiy Crimean Tatar Library extensive bibliography of writings by and about Ismail Gasprinsky:
Batu M. Ismail Bey Gaspirali (1851-1914)/ The Crimean Review, 1990. Vol. V, NI, p. 6-7.
Bennigsen A. Ismail Bey Gasprinsky (Gaspirali) and the Origin of the Jadid Movement in Russia/ Ismail Bey Gasprinski. Russkoe Musulmanstov. Oxford, 1985. p. 5-20.
Bennigsen A., Broxup M. The Islamic Threat to the Soviet State. London, N.Y. 1983.
Bennigsen A., Lemercier-Quelquljay C. Islam in the Soviet Union. London, N.Y., 1967.
Benningsen A., Wimbush S.E. Muslims of the Soviet Union. London, 1986.
Kuttner T. Ismail Bey Gasprinski in Cairo, 1908. Cahiers du Monde russe et sovietique. N XVI (3-4), July-Dec, 1975. p. 384-424.
Lazzerini E.J. From Bakhchisarai to Bukhara in 1893: Ismail Bey Gasprinskii’s Journey to Central Asia. Central Asian Survey, 1984, N III, p. 77-88.
Togan A.Z.V. Gaspirali (Gasprinski) Ismail. The Encyclopedia of Islam. London, 1965. p. 979-981.
Zenkovsky S.A. Pan-Turkism and Islam in Russia. Cambridge, 1960.