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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 »

Thomas Goltz – Georgia Diary: A Chronicle of War and Political Chaos in the Post-Soviet Caucasus

Thomas Goltz – Georgia Diary: A Chronicle of War and Political Chaos in the Post-Soviet Caucasus

The author of the acclaimed “Azerbaijan Diary and Chechnya Diary” now recounts his experiences in the strife-ridden Republic of Georgia. Soon after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Republic… Read more »

Kevin Tuite – The Rise and Fall and Revival of the Ibero-Caucasian Hypothesis

Kevin Tuite – The Rise and Fall and Revival of the Ibero-Caucasian Hypothesis

The hypothesis that the three indigenous Caucasian language stocks (Abkhaz-Adyghean, Nakh-Daghestanian, and Kartvelian) are genetically related has little support at the present day among linguists specializing in these languages. Nonetheless,… Read more »

Oliver Reisner – Georgia and Its New National Movement

Oliver Reisner – Georgia and Its New National Movement

In Zurab Avalishvili’s opinion, the politicisation of the Georgian nation at the beginning of the 20th century had not yet progressed very far. Eighty years later, this table seemed to have… Read more »

Georgi M. Derluguian – The Tale of Two Resorts: Abkhazia and Ajaria Before and Since the Soviet Collapse

Georgi M. Derluguian – The Tale of Two Resorts: Abkhazia and Ajaria Before and Since the Soviet Collapse

Author focuses on two of the many instances of “ethnic” war and peace currently in progress throughout the Caucasus. The two, in the former Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republics of Abkhazia and Ajaria, which… Read more »

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