List/Grid Tag Archives: Caucasus

Kevin Tuite – Achilles and the Caucasus

Kevin Tuite – Achilles and the Caucasus

In this paper author presents a symbolic cluster shared by the peoples of the western Caucasus — the Abkhazians and Georgians in particular — and two Indo-European speech communities: the Ossetes, who… Read more »

Georgi Derluguian – The Forgotten Abkhazia: Anatomy of Post-Socialist Ethnic War

Georgi Derluguian – The Forgotten Abkhazia: Anatomy of Post-Socialist Ethnic War

The conventional explanation for the Caucasian conflicts stresses the combination of local ancient hatreds and Moscow’s secret meddling. In this article, Georgi Derluguian argues that this explanation is both incorrect… Read more »

Christoph Zürcher – The Post-Soviet Wars: Rebellion, Ethnic Conflict, and Nationhood in the Caucasus

Christoph Zürcher – The Post-Soviet Wars: Rebellion, Ethnic Conflict, and Nationhood in the Caucasus

The Post-Soviet Wars is a comparative account of the organized violence in the Caucusus region, looking at four key areas: Chechnya, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Dagestan. Zürcher’s goal is to… Read more »

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

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

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 »

James Forsyth – The Caucasus: A History

James Forsyth – The Caucasus: A History

For the first time, this major new survey of the Caucasus traces a unified narrative history of this complex and turbulent region at the borderlands of Europe, Asia and the… Read more »

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