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Paul Manning – Love, Khevsur Style: The Romance of the Mountains and Mountaineer Romance in Georgian Ethnography

Paul Manning – Love, Khevsur Style: The Romance of the Mountains and Mountaineer Romance in Georgian Ethnography

This chapter is about the romance of the mountains in Georgia, which, it could be argued, is a central Caucasian paradigm for the Georgian tradition of ethnography, since Khevsureti is… Read more »

Laura J. Linderman – The Gendered Feast: Experiencing a Georgian Supra

Laura J. Linderman – The Gendered Feast: Experiencing a Georgian Supra

The supra is a traditionalized feast in post-Soviet Georgia characterized by abundant food and ritualized drinking. It is extremely common in social life, especially in rural Georgia. Secular rituals, social… Read more »

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

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… Read more »

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