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  • The Man in the Panther's Skin book cover

    The Man in the Panther's Skin

    1st Edition

    By Shot'ha Rust'haveli Rusthaveli, M. S. Wardrop

    This romantic epic is said to have been in a unique manner the book of a nation for 700 years. This is a reprint of the 1912 translation.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
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    Caucasus World

  • Pilgrimage: Timothy Gabashvili's Travels to Mount Athos, Constantinople and Jerusalem, 1755-1759 book cover

    Pilgrimage

    Timothy Gabashvili's Travels to Mount Athos, Constantinople and Jerusalem, 1755-1759, 1st Edition

    By Mzia Ebanoidze, John Wilkinson

    A remarkable record of a pilgrimage through Turkey, Greece and the Levant. The Introduction examines the historical background to his travels and life, which ended in poverty and exile. Also included are a historically annotated gazetteer and extensive bibliography.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
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    Caucasus World

  • Ancient Christianity in the Caucasus book cover

    Ancient Christianity in the Caucasus

    1st Edition

    By Tamila Mgaloblishvili

    The is the first volume of Iberica-Caucasica, a new annual publication based in Tbilisi (Georgia) and devoted exclusively to the art, history and culture of the Caucasus.…

    Paperback – 2016-07-13
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    Caucasus World

  • Armenian Perspectives book cover

    Armenian Perspectives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Awde

    Papers covering the history, religion and culture of the Armenian people, from the 10th anniversary conference of the Association Internationale des Etudes Armeniennes held at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
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    Caucasus World

  • Armenian Sacred and Folk Music book cover

    Armenian Sacred and Folk Music

    1st Edition

    By Komitas Vardapet Komitas, Vrej N Nersessian, Vrej N. Nersessian

    Translated by E. Gulbekian, edited with introduction by N.V. Nersessian. Komitas Vardapet was the giant of Armenian sacred and folk music. Eight of Komitas's principal musicological studies have been selected from his Collected Works published in Yerevan in 1941.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
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    Caucasus World

  • Armenian Neume System of Notation: Study and Analysis book cover

    Armenian Neume System of Notation

    Study and Analysis, 1st Edition

    By R. A. At'ayan, Vrej N Nersessian, Vrej N. Nersessian

    The study of the Armenian system of notation called Khazs (Neumes) is of significance both for Armenian and Byzantine music from a historical and aesthetic point of view. Over the centuries the Armenian people have created a musical culture which is largely inaccessible because of the fact that to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
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    Caucasus World

  • After Atheism book cover

    After Atheism

    1st Edition

    By David Lewis

    Based on interviews with people throughout Siberia, Central Asia and European Russia about their spiritual experiences, this book brings together insights into the 'religious' worldview of those who claim to be Buddhist, Muslim, Christian, pagan or even 'atheist'. Throughout the ex-Soviet Union…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
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    Caucasus World

  • The Literature of Georgia: A History book cover

    The Literature of Georgia

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Donald Rayfield

    The first comprehensive and objective history of the literature of Georgia, revealed to be unique among those of the former Byzantine and Russian empires, both in its quality and its 1500 years' history. It is examined in the context of the extraordinarily diverse influences which affected it -…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
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    Caucasus World

  • Madder Red: A History of Luxury and Trade book cover

    Madder Red

    A History of Luxury and Trade, 1st Edition

    By Robert Chenciner

    Madder red is an ancient dyestuff, extracted from the root of the madder plant, growing in many countries around the world. The secret and devilishly complex Oriental dyeing process to obtain the lustrous colour known as Turkey Red was avidly sought by Europeans, from the time before the fall of…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02
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    Caucasus World

  • The Russian Conquest of the Caucasus book cover

    The Russian Conquest of the Caucasus

    1st Edition

    By J. F. Baddeley

    Reprint of Baddeley's classic and rare account of the resistance of the North Caucasians under Shamil against the expansion of Tsarist Russia, with a new introduction by Moshe Gammer. Highly relevant to recent developments in the region.…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02
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    Caucasus World

  • Daghestan: Tradition and Survival book cover

    Daghestan

    Tradition and Survival, 1st Edition

    By Robert Chenciner

    Daghestan is home to more than 30 distinct peoples. Each has their own language yet they share a surprisingly homogeneous culture that has both withstood and absorbed centuries of external influences. A fascinating account of change and adaptation in the villages of this area.…

    Paperback – 2006-05-04
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  • The Kingdom of Armenia: New Edition book cover

    The Kingdom of Armenia

    New Edition, 1st Edition

    By Mack Chahin

    While the majority of contemporary works on Armenia concentrate on the modern era, The Kingdom of Armenia takes its beginning in the third century BC, with the ancient literate peoples of Mesopotamia who had commercial interests in the land of Armenia, and continues with a comprehensive overview…

    Paperback – 2001-12-21
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    Caucasus World

  • The Russo-Caucasian Origins of the Iranian Left: Social Democracy in Modern Iran book cover

    The Russo-Caucasian Origins of the Iranian Left

    Social Democracy in Modern Iran, 1st Edition

    By Cosroe Chaqueri

    Analyses the history of left-wing politics in Iran and its Russo-Caucasian origins during the Persian Constitutional Revolution. The book is also a history of the formative years of the socialist movement in Iran between the first Russian revolution of 1905 and the suppression of the Iranian…

    Hardback – 2001-08-03
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    Caucasus World

  • Small Nations and Great Powers: A Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict in the Caucasus book cover

    Small Nations and Great Powers

    A Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict in the Caucasus, 1st Edition

    By Svante Cornell

    Introduces the geographical, historical and ethno-linguistic framework of the Caucasus, focusing on the Russian incorporation of the region, the root most conflicts; analyses individual conflicts, from their origins to the attempts at resolving them; analyses the role of the three regional powers…

    Hardback – 2000-12-01
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  • The Armenian Kingdom in Cilicia During the Crusades: The Integration of Cilician Armenians with the Latins, 1080-1393 book cover

    The Armenian Kingdom in Cilicia During the Crusades

    The Integration of Cilician Armenians with the Latins, 1080-1393, 1st Edition

    By Jacob Ghazarian

    This unique study bridges the history of the Crusades with the history of Armenian nationalism and Christianity. To the Crusaders, Armenian Christians presented the only reliable allies in Anatolia and Asia Minor, and were pivotal in the founding of the Crusader principalities of Edessa, Antioch,…

    Hardback – 2000-10-26
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    Caucasus World

  • Oil and Gas in the Caucasus and Caspian: A History book cover

    Oil and Gas in the Caucasus and Caspian

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Charles van der Leeuw

    The impact of oil and oil-related interests has been subject of much speculation concerning the youngest emerging geopolitical oil bloc that stretches between the Black and Aral Seas. Its impact on economic, social and political conditions and development for the next century holds implications…

    Hardback – 2000-06-09
    Routledge
    Caucasus World

  • Azerbaijani Dictionary and Phrasebook book cover

    Azerbaijani Dictionary and Phrasebook

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Awde, Famil Ismailov

    This dictionary and phrasebook includes a dictionary of over 4,000 entries, plus an introduction to basic grammar and helpful phrasebook chapters covering subjects such as etiquette, the office, government, and food and drink. It is written entirely in the Roman alphabet.This unique language guides…

    Paperback – 1999-05-19
    Routledge
    Caucasus World

  • Storm Over the Caucasus: In the Wake of Independence book cover

    Storm Over the Caucasus

    In the Wake of Independence, 1st Edition

    By Charles van der Leeuw

    This book uses eyewitness accounts and historical records to provide a picture of the turbulent years immediately following perestroika and the independence of the Caucasian nations during the early nineties. The Caucasus has been known in recent years as a source of intense conflict and strategic…

    Hardback – 1998-10-08
    Routledge
    Caucasus World

  • A Bibliography of Articles on Armenian Studies in Western Journals, 1869-1995 book cover

    A Bibliography of Articles on Armenian Studies in Western Journals, 1869-1995

    1st Edition

    By Vrej N Nersessian, Vrej N. Nersessian

    Covers a comprehensive range of periodicals - well over 165 in all.…

    Hardback – 1997-10-20
    Routledge
    Caucasus World

  • Chechen-English English-Chechen Dictionary and Phrasebook book cover

    Chechen-English English-Chechen Dictionary and Phrasebook

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Awde, Muhammad Galaev

    This guide is a simple means of sharing the Chechen language and culture with speakers of English. It makes no claim to be a linguistic research tool, but is provided as a practical aid for the first steps in communication with an intentionally easy-to-use pronunciation system.This is the first…

    Paperback – 1996-11-27
    Routledge
    Caucasus World