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Georgi M. Derluguian – Bourdieu’s Secret Admirer in the Caucasus: A World-System Biography

Georgi M. Derluguian – Bourdieu’s Secret Admirer in the Caucasus: A World-System Biography

Bourdieu’s Secret Admirer in the Caucasus is a gripping account of the developmental dynamics involved in the collapse of Soviet socialism. Fusing a narrative of human agency to his critical… Read more »

Ronald Grigor Suny – The Making of the Georgian Nation

Ronald Grigor Suny – The Making of the Georgian Nation

Like the other republics floating free after the demise of the Soviet empire, the independent republic of Georgia is reinventing its past, recovering what had been forgotten or distorted during… Read more »

Oliver Reisner – What Can and Should We Learn from Georgian History? Observations of Someone Who Was Trained in the Western Tradition of Science

Oliver Reisner – What Can and Should We Learn from Georgian History? Observations of Someone Who Was Trained in the Western Tradition of Science

Oliver Reisner argues that the potential foundation of national consensus and legitimization of the Georgian state becomes the subject of domestic political dispute which even extends into the classroom. Reisner,… Read more »

Oliver Reisner – Between State and Nation Building: The Debate about ‘Ethnicity’ in Georgian Citizens’ ID Cards

Oliver Reisner – Between State and Nation Building: The Debate about ‘Ethnicity’ in Georgian Citizens’ ID Cards

This is an analysis of a public debate on the ethnicity entry on Georgian citizens’ ID cards that enfolded in the period preceeding the parliamentary elections in autumn 1999 and… Read more »

Ronald Grigor Suny – Provisional Stabilities: The Politics of Identities in Post-Soviet Eurasia

Ronald Grigor Suny – Provisional Stabilities: The Politics of Identities in Post-Soviet Eurasia

This article considers the impact of ethnic identity in Eurasia following the collapse of the Soviet Union and the emergence of fifteen nation-states that are home to a variety of dispersed… Read more »

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