Historical, socio-cultural, and political studies stretching from Eastern Europe to East Asia with the emphasis on cross-cultural encounter, empires and colonialism, gender and nationalities issues, various forms of Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and other religions from the Middle Ages to the end of the Soviet Union.
Eurasian Studies Library
History, Societies & Cultures in Eurasia
Sergei Bogatyrev & Dittmar Schorkowitz
by George Hewitt (Professor of Caucasian Languages, London University)
Drawing heavily on Georgian sources, the author offers readers a unique opportunity to appreciate why the Abkhazians and South Ossetians have seen no alternative to resisting the threats emanating from Tbilisi by refusing to join an independent Georgia.
Drawing on a wealth of primary sources, this book offers the first academic study of the Caucasian slavery, slave trade and its abolition by the Russian authorities in the 19th century. This is a valuable and timely contribution to the field of slavery studies, as well as to the Russian history, ...
Taking history and culture of the Caucasus as starting point, state building and conflict resolution processes in the North and South Caucasus are analysed from an international legal and political perspective. Development of the rule of law is here central.
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