List/Grid Author Archives: Irakli Gunia

Natalie Sabanadze – Globalization and Nationalism: The Cases of Georgia and the Basque Country

Natalie Sabanadze – Globalization and Nationalism: The Cases of Georgia and the Basque Country

Argues for an original, unorthodox conception about the relationship between globalization and contemporary nationalism. While the prevailing view holds that nationalism and globalization are forces of clashing opposition, Sabanadze establishes… Read more »

Florian Mühlfried – Being a State and States of Being in Highland Georgia

Florian Mühlfried – Being a State and States of Being in Highland Georgia

The highlands region of the republic of Georgia, one of the former Soviet Socialist Republics, has long been legendary for its beauty. It is often assumed that the state has… Read more »

Christoph H. Stefes – Understanding Post-Soviet Transitions: Corruption, Collusion and Clientelism

Christoph H. Stefes – Understanding Post-Soviet Transitions: Corruption, Collusion and Clientelism

Corruption, collusion and clientelism are pervasive legacies of Soviet rule in most successor states of the Soviet Union. This legacy has been a major obstacle to the development of viable… Read more »

Timothy Blauvelt and Jeremy Smith (Eds.) – Georgia after Stalin: Nationalism and Soviet Power

Timothy Blauvelt and Jeremy Smith (Eds.) – Georgia after Stalin: Nationalism and Soviet Power

This book explores events in Georgia in the years following Stalin’s death in March 1953, especially the demonstrations of March 1956 and their brutal suppression, in order to illuminate the… Read more »

Tom Trier, Hedvig Lohm, David Szakonyi – Under Siege: Inter-Ethnic Relations in Abkhazia

Tom Trier, Hedvig Lohm, David Szakonyi – Under Siege: Inter-Ethnic Relations in Abkhazia

Located in the northeastern corner of the Black Sea, Abkhazia was once part of Georgia but broke away from the country after the fall of the Soviet Republic. For fifteen… Read more »

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