The making of the Georgian nation / Ronald Grigor Suny.

Author
Edition
  • Second edition.
Published
  • Bloomington : Indiana University Press ©1994
Physical description
xviii, 418 pages : maps ; 24 cm
ISBN
  • 0253355796
  • 9780253355799
  • 0253209153
  • 9780253209153
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Prev. ed. 1988
Contents
  • Prefaces -- Part One: 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 kingdom -- Part Two: 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 -- Part Three: 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 -- Glossary.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • cartographic image
  • History.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Subject: Like the other republics floating free after the demise of the Soviet empire, the independent republic of Georgia is reinventing its past, recovering what was 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 millenium B. C., through the period of Russian and Soviet rule in the nineteenth and twentieth centures, to the emergence of an independent republic in 1991, the ethnic and civil warfare that has ensued, and perspectives for Georgia's future. -- from back cover.

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