There is in fact quite a bit to read about Georgia and the Caucasus, depending on what topics you are interested in and what languages you can read. As a start, I could suggest looking through the Georgia bibliography at Indiana…"
thank you for posting this interesting review, even though it pertains to a different book (the "Caucasian Paradigms" collection). By the way, is Bruce G aware of this discussion group? It would be nice to have him…"
"Yes you make a good point, Florian. The "gift of empire" was packaged differently for those nations, like Georgia, whose elites accepted Russian sovereignty in the 18th-19th centuries. One version I frequently heard, especially in the…"
"I had forgotten about that woefully out-of-date bibliography I posted for my students ages ago. Hopefully the rest of you will fill out its deficiencies with bibliographies of your own!
thanks & best wishes
"Although this might be a bit off-topic, it seems worthwhile to reflect upon Russia's attachment to the Caucasus: not only that of the Kremlin and the military, but also of the Russian public. One of the ironies of my numerous visits to Georgia…"
"I think it's an excellent idea, Florian. Many of us already make our texts available on personal web pages, but it certainly would be helpful to have a central clearinghouse from which these scattered databases could be accessed."
"So Florian, why did you choose a lamb as the symbol (or mascot) of our group? Alpine transhumance? Herd instinct? Sacrificial offering? Cuteness and innocence? Agnus Dei qui tollit peccata mundi? aba, gvitxari!"
Although somewhat clumsy, the in/of should point to the following: The group addresses scholars from the (North and South) Caucasus and their East/West colleagues alike. I would like to discuss both contemporary and Soviet era research projects.See More