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George Papuashvili – The 1921 Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Georgia: Looking Back after Ninety Years

George Papuashvili – The 1921 Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Georgia: Looking Back after Ninety Years

The 1921 Constitution can unquestionably be considered as one of the most advanced and perfect supreme legislative acts oriented towards human rights in the world for its time that is,… Read more »

Cory Welt – A Fateful Moment: Ethnic Autonomy and Revolutionary Violence in the Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918-1921)

Cory Welt – A Fateful Moment: Ethnic Autonomy and Revolutionary Violence in the Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918-1921)

The roots of today’s Georgian-Abkhazian and Georgian-South Ossetian conflicts can be traced to the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the civil war that followed. Locating these origins in revolutionary times… Read more »

W. E. D. Allen – New Political Boundaries in the Caucasus

W. E. D. Allen – New Political Boundaries in the Caucasus

In the May 1927 edition of The Geographical Journal, W. E. D. Allen documents the dissolution of the Tsarist Russian ‘Vice-Royalty of the Caucasus’ in favour of the new, ‘people’s republics’… Read more »

Stephen Jones – Between Ideology and Pragmatism: Social Democracy and the Economic Transition in Georgia 1918-21

Stephen Jones – Between Ideology and Pragmatism: Social Democracy and the Economic Transition in Georgia 1918-21

The Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918-21) was a novel experiment in social democracy in the most unexpected time and place. Georgia was rural and mostly illiterate, and its leaders faced the complex… Read more »

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