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On the Web: Articles

Georgia's Pankisi Gorge & the global war on terrorism. Pavel Baev (4/12/02).

US confronts "terror" in Georgia's Pankisi Gorge. Glen Howard, Jane's (3/15/02).

A New Terror-War Front: The Caucasus. Fred Weir, Christian Science Monitor (2/26/02).

WWW Virtual Library

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Archive on Instability in the Pankisi Gorge.

Countrywatch: Georgia.

Central Asia/Caucasus Institute.


Institute for War & Peace Reporting.

In the Library: Articles

Anon. "Caucasus tangle becomes more complicated," Current Digest of the Post-Communist Press 51,45 (12/8/99):6-11. Impact of Chechnya conflict on region.

Baran, Zeyno. "The Caucasus: ten years after independence," Washington Quarterly 25,1 (win 02):4-19.

Djugeli, E. & D. Chantladze. "Georgia on its way to the market-oriented economy," Russian & East European Finance & Trade 35,1 (1-2/99):32-67.

Fuller, E. "Georgia since independence: plus ça change," Current History 92,576 (10/93):342-46.

Kaplan, Robert D. "Where Europe vanishes," Atlantic (11/00):67-81.

Merabishvili, I. "Georgia on my mind: interviews with everyday citizens of Georgia," Index on Censorship 276,4 (7-8/97):85-89.

Papava, V. et al. "Georgia: economic & social challenges of the transition," Problems of Economic Transition 40,7 (11-12/97):3-182.

Parsons, Robert. “Georgian speaker breaks macho mold,” Christian Science Monitor (9/22/03): 7.

Rieber, Alfred J. "Stalin: man of the borderlands," American Historical Review 106,5 (12/01):1651-91.

Schriek, Der Van Daan. “Tough line on graft in Georgia,” Christian Science Monitor (3/1/04):7.

Suny, Ronald. "The revenge of the past: socialism & ethnic conflict in Transcaucasia," New Left Review 184 (11-12/90):5-34.

Wellisz, S. "Georgia: a brief survey of macroeconomic problems & policies," Russian & Eastern European Finance & Trade 35,1 (1-2/99):6-31.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Aves, J. Paths to National Independence in Georgia, 1987-1990 (London: Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1991).

__________. Post-Soviet Transcaucasia (London: Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1991).

__________. Georgia: From Chaos to Stability? (London: Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1996).

Bertsch, Gary K. et al. (eds.) Crossroads & Conflict: Security & Foreign Policy in the Caucasus & Central Asia (NY: Routledge, 1999).

Bremmer, Ian. & Ray Taras (eds.) New States, New Politics: Building the Post-Soviet Nations (NY: Campridge, 1997).

Brook, Stephen. Claws of the Crab: Georgia & Armenia in Crisis (London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1992).

Gachechiladze, R.G. The New Georgia: Space, Society, Politics (College Station: Texas A&M, 1995).

Nasmyth, Peter. Georgia: A Rebel in the Caucasus (London: Cassell, 1992).

__________. Georgia: In the Mountains of Poetry (NY: St. Martin's, 1998).

O'Ballance, Edgar. Wars in the Caucasus, 1990-1995 (NY: NYU, 1997).

Spilling, Michael. Georgia (1997).

Suny, Ronald Grigor (ed.) Transcaucasia, Nationalism & Social Change: Essays in the History of Armenia, Azerbaijan & Georgia [1983] (rev. ed.; Ann Arbor: U. Michigan, 1996).

__________. The Making of the Georgian Nation (2nd ed.; Bloomington, Indiana U, 1994).

Tillett, Lowell R. The Great Friendship: Soviet Historians on the Non-Russian Nationalities (Chapel Hill, 1969).

Van der Leeuw, Charles. Storm over the Caucasus: In the Wake of Independence (NY: St. Martin's, 1998).

Wilson, Neil. Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan (Oakland CA : Lonely Planet, 2000).

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CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Repentance" [1987], dir. Tengiz Abuladze, 153m. Village-level parable about freedom & authoritarian rule.

"Since Otar Left" [2003], dir. Julie Bertucelli, 102m. In video stores. Three women in Tbilisi apartment, & an absent son & brother in Paris.

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