Richard Bennet – Delivering on the Hope of the Rose Revolution: Public Sector Reform in Georgia, 2004-2009 David Rinnert – The Politics of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms in Development—Explaining Within‐Country Variation of Reform Outcomes in Georgia after the Rose Revolution Kevin Tuite – Achilles and the Caucasus Zaza Shatirishvili and Paul Manning – Why are the Dolls Laughing? Tbilisi Culture between “High Art” and Socialist Labor. Paul Manning – Love, Khevsur Style: The Romance of the Mountains and Mountaineer Romance in Georgian Ethnography
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Alexander Cooley & Lincoln Mitchell – Engagement without Recognition: A New Strategy toward Abkhazia and Eurasia’s Unrecognized StatesAlexander Cooley & Lincoln Mitchell – Engagement without Recognition: A New Strategy toward Abkhazia and Eurasia’s Unrecognized States

Authors, Alexander Cooley and Lincoln Mitchell, propose an approach called ‘‘engagement without recognition’’ for Western policy toward Abkhazia to challenge the territory’s international isolation and monopolization of influence by Russia…. Read more »

Svante Cornell – Georgia After the Rose Revolution: Geopolitical Predicament and Implications for U.S. Policy

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[:en]This monograph outlines the possibilities for conflict in the Caucasian region and the qualities that make it a strategically important one, not only for Washington and Moscow, but also increasingly… Read more »

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This document represents a collection of articles by Georgian, Abkhazian and Russian scholars identifying specific actions needed in four policy areas (human rights of the displaced and the returnees, human… Read more »

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Alexander Cooley and Lincoln Mitchell argue in this article that two flawed principles guided recent U.S. policy towards Georgia that failed to anticipate the 2008 conflict and prevent its escalation. First,… Read more »

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This report starts with a description of current U.S. policy towards the Georgian conflicts. The authors detail the important but often overlooked progress that has been achieved since the war, but… Read more »

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After more than a decade of turmoil and decline, Georgia has emerged as one of the world’s most dynamic laboratories of democracy. The major event in this new chapter of… Read more »

<!--:en-->David Braund – Georgia in Antiquity: A History of Colchis and Transcaucasian Iberia, 550 BC-AD 562<!--:--><!--:ka-->David Braund – Georgia in Antiquity: A History of Colchis and Transcaucasian Iberia, 550 BC-AD 562<!--:-->

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This is the first full history of ancient Georgia ever to be written outside Georgia itself. It is also an introduction to the substantial archaeological work that has been carried… Read more »

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Peter Nasmyth – Georgia: In the Mountains of PoetryPeter Nasmyth – Georgia: In the Mountains of Poetry

This is the first comprehensive cultural and historical introduction to modern Georgia. It covers the country region by region, taking the form of a literary journey through the transition from… Read more »

<!--:en-->Stephen F. Jones (ed.) – War and Revolution in the Caucasus: Georgia Ablaze<!--:--><!--:ka-->Stephen F. Jones (ed.) – War and Revolution in the Caucasus: Georgia Ablaze<!--:-->

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The South Caucasus has traditionally been a playground of contesting empires. This region, on the edge of Europe, is associated in Western minds with ethnic conflict and geopolitical struggles in… Read more »

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Original literature first appeared among the indigenous population of Caucasia in the fifth century AD as a consequence of its Christianization. Though a number of Armenian histories were composed at… Read more »

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