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Ariel Cohen – Shevardnadze’s Journey

Ariel Cohen – Shevardnadze’s Journey

Ariel Cohen discusses the political career of former Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze. Shevardnadze, 76, has been a young communist apparatchik, a Soviet party boss, a foreign minister of perestroika, and… Read more »

Zaza Shatirishvili – The Montage of Tbilisi Culture

Zaza Shatirishvili – The Montage of Tbilisi Culture

Tbilisi culture is not Georgian culture. Georgian culture is based on literature; it translates badly into prose, for its most important genre is poetry. Tbilisi culture, on the other hand,… Read more »

Zaza Shatirishvili – “Old” Intelligentsia and “New” Intellectuals: The Georgian Experience

Zaza Shatirishvili – “Old” Intelligentsia and “New” Intellectuals: The Georgian Experience

Zaza Shatirishvili takes stock of the differences and similarities between two generations of Georgian intellectuals: Old nomenclatura versus the new scholars who dominate the growing non-governmental sector. Shatirishvili, Z. (2003,… Read more »

Simon Sebag Montefiore – Shevardnadze Was Respected – But Never Loved – by Georgians

Simon Sebag Montefiore – Shevardnadze Was Respected – But Never Loved – by Georgians

In this article well-known historian Simon Sebag Montefiore assesses Eduard Shevardnadze’s past political life and future legacy. Montefiore, S. (2003). Shevardnadze was respected – but never loved – by Georgians…. Read more »

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