Georgia: In the Mountains of Poetry / Edition 2

Georgia: In the Mountains of Poetry / Edition 2

by Peter Nasmyth
ISBN-10:
0700713956
ISBN-13:
9780700713950
Pub. Date:
01/28/2001
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis

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Georgia: In the Mountains of Poetry / Edition 2

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.

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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

Acknowledgementsx
Prefacexi
PART I: PRE-INDEPENDENT GEORGIA
1. Why Georgia?3
2. Before the Caucasus10
3. The mountains of poetry19
4. Kazbegi33
5. The mountain39
6. Kazbegi to Tbilisi45
7. Tbilisi55
8. Mtskheta113
9. Gori122
10. Vardzia131
11. Kakheti136
12. Svaneti147
13. Sukhumi171
PART II: INDEPENDENT GEORGIA
14. The eve of independence189
15. The young shoots of war196
16. Batumi205
17. Khevsureti223
18. Georgia's war: a return to Sukhumi244
19.A religious revival262
20. Kutaisi275
21. NewGeorgia285
Further Reading:
Appendix — Oil, water & Mensheviks299
Select Bibliography302
Political chronology of Georgia since 1900304
Index305

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