List/Grid Tag Archives: North Caucasus

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 »

Kakha Gogolashvili (Ed.) – Russia and Georgia: Searching the Way Out

Kakha Gogolashvili (Ed.) – Russia and Georgia: Searching the Way Out

It contains policy papers and recommendations covering some of the most pressing and sensitive issues of the current Georgian-Russian relations prepared by both Georgian and Russian authors. Among the issues… Read more »

Austin Jersild – Orientalism and Empire: North Caucasus Mountain Peoples and the Georgian Frontier, 1845-1917

Austin Jersild – Orientalism and Empire: North Caucasus Mountain Peoples and the Georgian Frontier, 1845-1917

“Orientalism and Empire” sheds new light on the little-studied Russian empire in the Caucasus by exploring the tension between national and imperial identities on the Russian frontier. Austin Jersild contributes… 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 »

Ghia Nodia – Causes and Visions of Conflict in Abkhazia

Ghia Nodia – Causes and Visions of Conflict in Abkhazia

This paper analyzes the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict from the perspective of four major players (the Georgians, the Abkhaz, the Russians, and the West). It also explains the formation of the Georgian and Abkhaz… Read more »

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