Historical Dictionary Of Georgia by Alexander MikaberidzeHistorical Dictionary Of Georgia by Alexander Mikaberidze

Historical Dictionary Of Georgia

byAlexander Mikaberidze

Hardcover | March 16, 2007

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Situated in the breathtaking Caucasus Mountains between the Black and the Caspian Seas, the country of Georgia sits at the crossroads between Europe and Asia; it has gone through more turbulence and change in the last 15 years-the casting off of the Soviet regime, a civil war, two ethno-territorial conflicts, economic collapse, corruption, government inefficiency, and massive emigration-than most countries go through in 150 years. However, despite all its hardships, this resilient and ancient country, with thousands of years of winemaking, three-thousand years of statehood, and almost two millennia of Christianity, continues to survive, and with the new government's reforms, promises to improve. Scholar Alexander Mikaberidze has created an invaluable source on the long and turbulent history of Georgia. The Historical Dictionary of Georgia, through its chronology, glossary, introduction, appendixes, maps, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects, traces Georgia's history and provides a compass for the direction the country is heading.
Alexander Mikaberidze, who is of Georgian extraction, has taught history at Florida State and Mississippi State Universities and lectured on strategy and policy for the U.S. Naval War College.
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Title:Historical Dictionary Of GeorgiaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:784 pages, 8.79 × 6.05 × 2.13 inPublished:March 16, 2007Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810855801

ISBN - 13:9780810855809

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Editor's Foreword Part 2 Preface Part 3 Reader's Note Part 4 Acronyms and Abbreviations Part 5 Maps Part 6 Chronology Part 7 Introduction Part 8 THE DICTIONARY Part 9 Appendix A Sovereigns and Governments of Georgia Part 10 Appendix B Population Part 11 Appendix C Economic Activity Part 12 Appendix D Regions of Georgia Part 13 Glossary Part 14 Bibliography Part 15 About the Author

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Dr. Mikaberidze's Historical Dictionary of Georgia contains nearly 800 interdisciplinary entries on a variety of subjects from remote antiquity to the present. This remarkable achievement will surely become a standard reference not only for specialists of Georgia and Caucasia, but of the broader Russian, Soviet and post-Soviet, Middle Eastern, Black Sea and Inner Eurasian worlds. Highly recommended!