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New Publications: October-November 2015

New Publications: October-November 2015

Academic Articles Ó Beacháin, D. (2015). Elections without recognition: presidential and parliamentary contests in Abkhazia and Nagorny Karabakh. Caucasus Survey, 1-19. While various debates have arisen on the relationship between non-recognition… Read more »

Timothy Blauvelt and Jeremy Smith (Eds.) – Georgia after Stalin: Nationalism and Soviet Power

Timothy Blauvelt and Jeremy Smith (Eds.) – Georgia after Stalin: Nationalism and Soviet Power

This book explores events in Georgia in the years following Stalin’s death in March 1953, especially the demonstrations of March 1956 and their brutal suppression, in order to illuminate the… 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 »

Stephen F. Jones (ed.) – The Making of Modern Georgia, 1918-2012. The First Georgian Republic and its Successor

Stephen F. Jones (ed.) – The Making of Modern Georgia, 1918-2012. The First Georgian Republic and its Successor

When most of Eastern Europe was struggling with dictatorships of one kind or another, the Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918-1921) established a constitution, a parliamentary system with national elections, an… Read more »

Donald Rayfield – Edge of Empires: A History of Georgia

Donald Rayfield – Edge of Empires: A History of Georgia

Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, Georgia is a country of rainforests and swamps, snow and glaciers, and semi-arid plains. It has ski resorts and mineral… Read more »

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