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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 »

Kevin Tuite – The Reception of Marr and Marrism in the Soviet Georgian Academy

Kevin Tuite – The Reception of Marr and Marrism in the Soviet Georgian Academy

In order to give a brief but representative overview of Marr’s reception in Soviet Georgian academia, author begins by laying out the dominant stances and some of the key figures in each camp,… Read more »

Gerald Mars and Yochanan Altman – Managing in Soviet Georgia: an Extreme Example in Comparative Management

Gerald Mars and Yochanan Altman – Managing in Soviet Georgia: an Extreme Example in Comparative Management

This paper details the case of Soviet Georgia’s hidden economy, mediated as it was through locally based personal support networks and illustrating our arguments with a case study of legal/illegal manufacturing… Read more »

Oliver Reisner – Georgia and Its New National Movement

Oliver Reisner – Georgia and Its New National Movement

In Zurab Avalishvili’s opinion, the politicisation of the Georgian nation at the beginning of the 20th century had not yet progressed very far. Eighty years later, this table seemed to have… Read more »

Charles H. Fairbanks Jr. – Beria, His Enemies and Their Georgian Clienteles, 1949-1953

Charles H. Fairbanks Jr. – Beria, His Enemies and Their Georgian Clienteles, 1949-1953

Any consideration of the relation between Transcaucasian politics and national Soviet politics during the Stalin era must begin from the fact that Transcaucasia was a political unit of an unusual kind, having… Read more »

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