Georgia: In the Mountains of Poetry / Edition 2

Georgia: In the Mountains of Poetry / Edition 2

by Peter Nasmyth
     
 

The first comprehensive cultural and historical introduction to modern Georgia. It covers the country region by region, taking the form of a literary journey through the transition from Soviet Georgia to the modern independent nation state.See more details below

Overview

The first comprehensive cultural and historical introduction to modern Georgia. It covers the country region by region, taking the form of a literary journey through the transition from Soviet Georgia to the modern independent nation state.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700713950
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Caucasus World: Peoples of the Caucasus Series, #1
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface
Pt. IPre-Independent Georgia
1Why Georgia?3
2Before the Caucasus10
3The mountains of poetry19
4Kazbegi33
5The mountain39
6Kazbegi to Tbilisi45
7Tbilisi55
8Mtskheta113
9Gori122
10Vardzia131
11Kakheti136
12Svaneti147
13Sukhumi171
Pt. IIIndependent Georgia
14The eve of independence189
15The young shoots of war196
16Batumi205
17Khevsureti223
18Georgia's war: a return to Sukhumi244
19A religious revival262
20Kutaisi275
21New Georgia285
AppOil, water & Mensheviks299
Select Bibliography302
Political chronology of Georgia since 1900304
Index305

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