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Paul Manning – Love, Khevsur Style: The Romance of the Mountains and Mountaineer Romance in Georgian Ethnography

This chapter is about the romance of the mountains in Georgia, which, it could be argued, is a central Caucasian paradigm for the Georgian tradition of ethnography, since Khevsureti is the central focus of Georgian ethnograhy, the place in which exemplary Georgians are also exemplary Caucasian mountaineers 맨인더다크. Secondly, this chapter is about another Caucasian paradigm, namely, the imagined and real relationship between the indigenou intelligentsia and ‘people’, as figured in the ‘Romance of the Khevsurs’ 다운로드. Lastly, this raises an consideration of how Georgian (and generally East European) ethnography differs from American and British anthropology in that it is not epistemically predicated  on an assumption on essential alterity but on essential identity 카카오톡 api 다운로드.

Manning, P. (2007). Love Khevsur Style: The Romance of the Mountains and Mountaineer Romance in Georgian Ethnography 구글 크롬 32비트. Caucasus Paradigms: Anthropologies, Histories, and the Making of a World Area, edited by Bruce Grant & Lale Yalçın-Heckmann, pp. 23–46 다운로드. Halle Studies in the Anthropology of Eurasia 13. Berlin: LIT Verlag

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Laura J. Linderman – The Gendered Feast: Experiencing a Georgian Supra

The supra is a traditionalized feast in post-Soviet Georgia characterized by abundant food and ritualized drinking 다운로드. It is extremely common in social life, especially in rural Georgia. Secular rituals, social occasions, national and religious holidays and life cycle transitions are accompanied by the ubiquitous supra 삼성 갤럭시 글꼴 다운로드. The supra has been examined by anthropologists as a site for macro level analyses that put forward structural or cultural theories for the underlying meaning of this ritual-for-all-occasions 다운로드. Women’s experiences of and roles in the supra have often been overlooked or misrepresented in these studies. In this thesis I investigate women’s varied roles at a supra and problematize the idea that the supra demonstrates a model of society, with a paragon of masculinity at the center 다운로드.

Linderman, L. J. (2011). The Gendered Feast: Experiencing a Georgian Supra.Anthropology of East Europe Review29(2), 22-50 ebs 낭독.


Alexander Grigolia – Custom and Justice in the Caucasus: The Georgian Highlanders


The dissertation of Alexander Grigolia refers to the ethnographic peculiarities of the Caucasus. The work is dedicated to the particular aspects of daily life and kinship among the residents of mountainous provinces of Georgia (Khevsureti, Pshavi, Tusheti and Svaneti) 다운로드. The author describes the topics such as formation of communities, religious beliefs and practices, the state of women in the society and so forth.

Grigolia, A (1939) 다운로드. Custom and justice in the Caucasus: the Georgian highlanders. University of Pennsylvania. AMS Press