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Austin Jersild – Orientalism and Empire: North Caucasus Mountain Peoples and the Georgian Frontier, 1845-1917

Austin Jersild – Orientalism and Empire: North Caucasus Mountain Peoples and the Georgian Frontier, 1845-1917

“Orientalism and Empire” sheds new light on the little-studied Russian empire in the Caucasus by exploring the tension between national and imperial identities on the Russian frontier. Austin Jersild contributes… Read more »

Austin Jersild and Neli Melkadze – The Dilemmas of Enlightenment in the Eastern Borderlands: The Theater and Library in Tbilisi

Austin Jersild and Neli Melkadze – The Dilemmas of Enlightenment in the Eastern Borderlands: The Theater and Library in Tbilisi

This article will illustrate that imperialism in the East included an impulse to promote and foster rather than curtail cultural expression. This made perfect sense for a Russia that was… Read more »

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