Alexander Grigolia – Custom and Justice in the Caucasus: The Georgian Highlanders

The dissertation of Alexander Grigolia refers to the ethnographic peculiarities of the Caucasus. The work is dedicated to the particular aspects of daily life and kinship among the residents of mountainous provinces of Georgia (Khevsureti, Pshavi, Tusheti and Svaneti). The author describes the topics such as formation of communities, religious beliefs and practices, the state of women in the society and so forth.

Grigolia, A (1939). Custom and justice in the Caucasus: the Georgian highlanders. University of Pennsylvania. AMS Press

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