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Nikolas K. Gvosdev – Imperial Policies and Perspectives Towards Georgia, 1760-1819

Nikolas K. Gvosdev – Imperial Policies and Perspectives Towards Georgia, 1760-1819

This book examines how the Russian Empire expanded across the barrier of the Caucasus mountains to take control of the Georgian lands at the close of the 18th century. With… 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 »

Adrian Brisku – Bittersweet Europe: Albanian and Georgian Discourses on Europe, 1878-2008

Adrian Brisku – Bittersweet Europe: Albanian and Georgian Discourses on Europe, 1878-2008

From the late nineteenth century to the post-communist period, Albanian and Georgian political and intellectual elites have attributed hopes to “Europe,” yet have also exhibited ambivalent attitudes that do not… Read more »

Charles King – The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus

Charles King – The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus

The Caucasus mountains rise at the intersection of Europe, Russia, and the Middle East. A land of astonishing natural beauty and a dizzying array of ancient cultures, the Caucasus for… 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 »

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