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Rebecca Gould – Aleksandre Qazbegi’s Mountaineer Prosaics: The Anticolonial Vernacular on Georgian–Chechen Borderlands

Rebecca Gould – Aleksandre Qazbegi’s Mountaineer Prosaics: The Anticolonial Vernacular on Georgian–Chechen Borderlands

The Georgian writer Aleksandre Qazbegi (1848-1893) is notable for the anticolonial themes that were inspired by the seven years he passed among as a mountaineer. Drawing on ethnography to advance… Read more »

David Marshall Lang – Lives and Legends of the Georgian Saints

David Marshall Lang – Lives and Legends of the Georgian Saints

According to David Marshall Lang, aim in this book is to give readers in the West an impression of the history and ideals of the Georgian Church as revealed in the lives of… Read more »

Constantine B. Lerner – The “River of Paradise” and the Legend about the City of Tbilisi: A Literary Source of the Legend

Constantine B. Lerner – The “River of Paradise” and the Legend about the City of Tbilisi: A Literary Source of the Legend

The origin of the folk legend about founding Tbilisi remains entirely enigmatic, yet the parallelism observable in Jewish folklore seems to be indicative. Indeed, the main element of this plot – the… Read more »

George Papuashvili – The 1921 Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Georgia: Looking Back after Ninety Years

George Papuashvili – The 1921 Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Georgia: Looking Back after Ninety Years

The 1921 Constitution can unquestionably be considered as one of the most advanced and perfect supreme legislative acts oriented towards human rights in the world for its time that is,… Read more »

Ronald Grigor Suny – The Emergence of Political Society in Georgia

Ronald Grigor Suny – The Emergence of Political Society in Georgia

According to Ronald Grigor Suny, the appearance, evolution, and relative strength of nationalist versus socialist and liberal answers to Georgia’s problems require a detailed look at the social context and… Read more »

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