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Map of the Khanates of Bukhara, Khiva, and Khokand and Part of Russian Turkistan
The Emirate of Bukhara and the khanates of Khiva and Kokand were independent states that came under Russian imperial control in the 1860s and 1870s. Russian Turkestan was a governor-generalship of the Russian Empire established in 1867, two years after the start of the Russian conquest of the region of Central Asia known as Turkestan. This map of these territories, comprising parts of present-day Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, was made by Eugene Schuyler (1840–90), an American diplomat, explorer, author, and scholar who was one of the first foreigners ...