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Paul Manning – Folklore and Terror in Georgia’s ‘Notorious’ Pankisi Gorge: The Ethnography of State Violence at the Margins of the Nation

Paul Manning – Folklore and Terror in Georgia’s ‘Notorious’ Pankisi Gorge: The Ethnography of State Violence at the Margins of the Nation

One of the more curious side effects of the “branding” of localities in the War on Terror was the production of certain kinds of fantastic places, such that certain otherwise unremarkable places… 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 »

Wendell Steavenson – Stories I Stole

Wendell Steavenson – Stories I Stole

After working for Time magazine in London, Wendell Steavenson spent two years in the former Soviet republic of Georgia. Stories I Stole captures the exuberance of a fledgling nation of… Read more »

Svante Cornell – Small Nations and Great Powers

Svante Cornell – Small Nations and Great Powers

The book introduces the geographical, historical and ethno-linguistic framework of the Caucasus, focusing on the Russian incorporation of the region, the root most conflicts. The author analyses individual conflicts, from… Read more »

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