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The Caucasus

Thomas De Waal

The Caucasus

an introduction

by Thomas De Waal

  • 101 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Caucasus Region -- Politics and government,
  • Caucasus Region -- History,
  • Caucasus Region -- Relations -- Russia,
  • Russia -- Relations -- Caucasus Region,
  • Caucasus Region -- Relations -- Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union -- Relations -- Caucasus Region

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementThomas de Waal.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK509 .D33 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23981310M
    ISBN 100195399765, 0195399773
    ISBN 109780195399769, 9780195399776
    LC Control Number2009052376

    This book makes a valuable contribution in identifying the priorities and policy prescriptions that will help the economics of Central Asia to realize their promise."-Oraz Jandosov, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan "This book is a must read for experts and nonexperts interested in Central Asia and the Caucasus. Having gone from backpacker secret to mainstream darling in just a decade, Georgia today is by far the most visited country in the South Caucasus, and it’s easy to see why: its rich culture and astonishingly diverse landscapes make it an ideal destination for anyone loving history and nature on the grandest of scales.

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    The Caucasus is a land whose jagged terrain points starkly to the region's rich but bloody past - and to a present that is no less troubled. This text combines history with travelogue as it searches the legacy of Imam Shamil, 19th-century freedom fighter and guru of today's Chechen resistance. Get this from a library! Caucasus. [Nicholas Griffin] -- An exploration of the Caucasus considers the legacy of nineteenth-century freedom fighter and Chechen resistance guru Iman Shamil, as presented from his descendants, the aristocratic Chavchavadze.


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