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Paul Manning – Semiotics of Drink and Drinking

Paul Manning – Semiotics of Drink and Drinking

Drink, as an embodied semiotic and material form, mediates social life. This book examines the fundamental nature of drink through a series of modular but connected ethnographic discussions. It looks… Read more »

Kristof Van Assche, Joseph Salukvadze and Nick Shavishvili (eds.) – City Culture and City Planning in Tbilisi: Where Europe and Asia Meet

Kristof Van Assche, Joseph Salukvadze and Nick Shavishvili (eds.) – City Culture and City Planning in Tbilisi: Where Europe and Asia Meet

This collection of essays spans numerous disciplines, including urban planning, architecture, and history. The study focuses on the interrelated transitions of city culture and city planning in modern Georgia, establishing… Read more »

Paul Manning – Strangers in a Strange Land: Occidentalist Publics and Orientalist Geographies in Nineteenth-Century Georgian Imaginaries

Paul Manning – Strangers in a Strange Land: Occidentalist Publics and Orientalist Geographies in Nineteenth-Century Georgian Imaginaries

Manning examines the formation of nineteenth-century intelligentsia print publics in the former Soviet republic of Georgia both anthropologically and historically. At once somehow part of “Europe,” at least aspirationally, and… Read more »

Paul Manning – Describing Dialect and Defining Civilization in an Early Georgian Nationalist Manifesto: Ilia Ch‘avch’avadze’s “Letters of a Traveler”.

Paul Manning – Describing Dialect and Defining Civilization in an Early Georgian Nationalist Manifesto: Ilia Ch‘avch’avadze’s “Letters of a Traveler”.

In this paper, author is primarily interested in exploring the rhetorical opposition between form and content in Lelt Ghunia’s speech, whose correct realistic representation Chavchavadze presents, in his coda, as… Read more »

Marcello Cherchi and Paul Manning – Disciplines and Nations: Niko Marr vs. His Georgian Students on Tbilisi State University and the Japhetidology/ Caucasology Schism

Marcello Cherchi and Paul Manning – Disciplines and Nations: Niko Marr vs. His Georgian Students on Tbilisi State University and the Japhetidology/ Caucasology Schism

The essay will examine Marr and the impact of his work from several perspectives. The first main section attempts to demonstrate that from the methodological viewpoint, some of his early… Read more »

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