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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 »

Bruno Coppieters – In Defence of the Homeland: Intellectuals and the Georgian-Abkhazian Conflict

Bruno Coppieters – In Defence of the Homeland: Intellectuals and the Georgian-Abkhazian Conflict

The present chapter is devoted to the use of history – in particular, the methods of ethnogenesis – and other scientific disciplines as mobilizing tools in the conflict between the Georgian and… Read more »

Revaz Gachechiladze – The New Georgia: Space, Society, Politics

Revaz Gachechiladze – The New Georgia: Space, Society, Politics

After the collapse of the socialist political system that had glued the Soviet Union together, two dozen nations re-emerged on the world stage. The New Georgia presents both a broad… Read more »

Tom Trier, Hedvig Lohm, David Szakonyi – Under Siege: Inter-Ethnic Relations in Abkhazia

Tom Trier, Hedvig Lohm, David Szakonyi – Under Siege: Inter-Ethnic Relations in Abkhazia

Located in the northeastern corner of the Black Sea, Abkhazia was once part of Georgia but broke away from the country after the fall of the Soviet Republic. For fifteen… 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 »

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