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- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 30.99
The brief war between Russia and Georgia in August 2008 seemed to many like an unexpected shot out of the blue that was gone as quickly as it came. Former Assistant Deputy Secretary of State Ronald Asmus contends that it was a conflict that was prepared and planned for some time by Moscow, part of a broader strategy to send a message to the United... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 12.99
The brief war between Russia and Georgia in August 2008 seemed to many like an unexpected shot out of the blue. Former Assistant Deputy Secretary of State Ronald Asmus contends that it was a conflict that was prepared and planned for some time by Moscow, part of a broader strategy to send a message to the United States. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 190.00
Introduces the geographical, historical and ethno-linguistic framework of the Caucasus, focusing on the Russian incorporation of the region, the root most conflicts; analyses individual conflicts, from their origins to the attempts at resolving them; analyses the role of the three regional powers (Turkey, Iran and Russia); and sets out a synthesis... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 242.00
The book offers a state-of-the-art overview of the complete history of Georgia from the beginnings until the present time. It contains an extensive list of sources, an historical geography and describes the prehistoric cultures as well as the political and cultural developments of the country: the first settlements and state formation in the second... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
This book presents two extraordinary texts - The Shining of Swords by Al-Qarakhi and a new translation for a contemporary readership of Leo Tolstoy's Hadji Murat - illuminating the mountain war between the Muslim peoples of the Caucasus and the imperial Russian army from 1830 to 1859. The authors offer a complete commentary on the various intellectual... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 79.99
While other studies explain the Rose Revolution in terms of the contribution of the ?power players,? Popular Mobilization and Empowerment in Georgia?s Rose Revolution , by Kelli Hash-Gonzalez, adds to our understanding by examining the revolution from the perspective of ordinary citizens. This in-depth study shows how the movement frames targeted... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00
This handbook provides a ready introduction and practical guide to the Abkhazian people and language. It includes chapters written by experts in the field, covering all aspects of the people, including their history, religion, politics, economy, culture, literature and media, plus pictures, chronologies and appendices of up-to-date statistics, maps... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95
The first and only detailed study of Fourteenth Century Eurasia, an often neglected period in history more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 5.83
Der Fünf-Tage-Krieg zwischen Georgien und Russland war mit Abstand die kürzeste Auseinandersetzung in der konfliktträchtigen Kaukasus-Region. Der georgische Präsident Micheil Saakaschwili versuchte am 8. August 2008 mit einer Blitzoffensive im eigenen Land, die beiden abtrünnigen Provinzen Südossetien und Abchasien wieder in den Staatsverband einzugliedern,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 58.95
This is 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. Georgia's recorded history goes back nearly 3,000 years. The Georgians converted to Christianity... more...