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Antony Eastmond – Royal Imagery in Medieval Georgia

Antony Eastmond – Royal Imagery in Medieval Georgia

Medieval Georgia, in the Caucasus, produced a wealth of monuments to its rulers, of which little is known outside the former Soviet Union. This book is the first of its… Read more »

Christoph Zürcher – The Post-Soviet Wars: Rebellion, Ethnic Conflict, and Nationhood in the Caucasus

Christoph Zürcher – The Post-Soviet Wars: Rebellion, Ethnic Conflict, and Nationhood in the Caucasus

The Post-Soviet Wars is a comparative account of the organized violence in the Caucusus region, looking at four key areas: Chechnya, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Dagestan. Zürcher’s goal is to… Read more »

Gavin Slade – Reorganizing Crime, Mafia and Anti-Mafia in Post-Soviet Georgia

Gavin Slade – Reorganizing Crime, Mafia and Anti-Mafia in Post-Soviet Georgia

Arising from Soviet prison camps in the 1930s, career criminals known as ‘thieves-in-law’ exist in one form or another throughout post-Soviet countries and have evolved into major transnational organised criminal… Read more »

Stephen Rapp – The Sasanian World Through Georgian Eyes: Caucasia and the Iranian Commonwealth in Late Antique Georgian Literature

Stephen Rapp – The Sasanian World Through Georgian Eyes: Caucasia and the Iranian Commonwealth in Late Antique Georgian Literature

Georgian literary sources for Late Antiquity are commonly held to be later productions devoid of historical value. As a result, scholarship outside the Republic of Georgia has privileged Graeco-Roman and… Read more »

Svante E. Cornell & S. Frederick Starr (eds.) – The Guns of August 2008: Russia’s War in Georgia

Svante E. Cornell & S. Frederick Starr (eds.) – The Guns of August 2008: Russia’s War in Georgia

In the summer of 2008, a conflict that appeared to have begun in the breakaway Georgian territory of South Ossetia rapidly escalated to become the most significant crisis in European… Read more »

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