The Making of Modern Georgia, 1918-2012: The First Georgian Republic and its Successors

The Making of Modern Georgia, 1918-2012: The First Georgian Republic and its Successors

by Stephen F. Jones


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138206076
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/26/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 394
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x (d)

About the Author

Stephen F. Jones is Professor of Russian and Eurasian Studies, Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts, USA

Table of Contents

Preface Redjeb Jordania Introduction Stephen F. Jones Part 1: Good Neighbors, Bad Neighbors 1. The Role of Geopolitics and Foreign Powers in the Modern History of Georgia: Comparing 1918-1921 and post-1991 Periods Revaz Gachechiladze 2. The Russian-Georgian War and its Implications for Georgia’s State-Building Alexander Rondeli 3. Georgia's European Aspirations and the Eastern Partnership Gia Tarkhan-Mouravi 4. Georgia as a Geographical Pivot: Past, Present, Future Mamuka Tsereteli 5. Georgia’s Military and Civil Security Challenges Alexandre Kukhianidze Part 2: Creating Democracy, Building States 6. Georgia’s Ethnic Diversity: A Challenge to State-Building Natalie Sabanadze 7. The Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918-1921) and the Search for the Democratic Model of Georgia Malkhaz Matsaberidze 8. The Democratic Republic of Georgia: Forgotten Lessons for our Democracy Giorgi Kandelaki 9. March of the Goblins - Permanent Revolution in Georgia Levan Ramishvili and Tamar Chergoleishvili Part 3: Home for Whom? 10. A Fateful Moment: Ethnic Autonomy and Revolutionary Violence in the Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918-1921) Cory Welt 11. "From Words to Action!" Nationality Policy in Soviet Abkhazia, 1921-38 Timothy K. Blauvelt 12. Unpacking the Meta-Conflict: Claims to Sovereignty, Self-Determination and Territorial Integrity in the Georgian-Abkhaz Conflict Laurence Broers Part 4: The Power of the Past 13. The Young Stalin and Revolution in Georgia Ronald Suny 14. "The Russian Occupation in 1921" and the "Russian-Georgian War of August 2008" – Historical Analogy as a Memory Project Malkhaz Toria

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