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Making of the Georgian Nation

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ISBN-10: 0253209153

ISBN-13: 9780253209153

Edition: 2nd 1994

Authors: Ronald Grigor Suny

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Like the other republics floating free after the demise of the Soviet empire, the independent republic of Georgia is reinventing its past, recovering what had been forgotten or distorted during the long years of Russian and Soviet rule. Whether Georgia can successfully be transformed from a society rent by conflict into a pluralistic democratic nation will depend on Georgians rethinking their history. This is the first comprehensive treatment of Georgian history, from the ethnogenesis of the Georgians in the first millennium B.C., through the period of Russian and Soviet rule in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, to the emergence of an independent republic in 1991, the ethnic and civil…    
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 10/22/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Preface to the Second Edition
Note on Transliteration and Dating
The Rise and Fall of the Georgian Monarchies
The Formation of the Georgian Nation
Christian Georgia: The First Thousand Years
The Long Twilight of the Georgian Kingdoms
Georgia in the Russian Empire
Russian Rule and Georgian Society
Emancipation and the End of Seigneurial Georgia
The Emergence of Political Society
Marxism and the National Struggle
The End of Tsarist Georgia
Revolutionary and Soviet Georgia
Revolution and Republic
Bolshevik Georgia
Stalin's Revolution
Stalinism in Georgia
Georgia and Soviet Nationality Policy since Stalin
The Georgian Road to Independence
Bibliographical Note