Georgia: In the Mountains of Poetry

Georgia In the Mountains of Poetry This book is the first comprehensive cultural and historical introduction to modern Georgia It covers the country region by region taking the form of a literary journey through the transition from So

  • Title: Georgia: In the Mountains of Poetry
  • Author: Peter Nasmyth
  • ISBN: 9780312215248
  • Page: 111
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This book is the first comprehensive cultural and historical introduction to modern Georgia It covers the country region by region, taking the form of a literary journey through the transition from Soviet Georgia to the modern independent nation state Peter Nasmyth traveled extensively in Georgia over a period of 5 years, and his lively and topical survey charts the natiThis book is the first comprehensive cultural and historical introduction to modern Georgia It covers the country region by region, taking the form of a literary journey through the transition from Soviet Georgia to the modern independent nation state Peter Nasmyth traveled extensively in Georgia over a period of 5 years, and his lively and topical survey charts the nation s remarkable cultural and historical journey to statehood This authoritative, lively and perceptive book is based on hundreds of interviews with modern Georgians, from country priests to black marketeers Georgia Mountains and Honour will be essential reading for anyone interested in this fascinating region, as well as those requiring an insight into the life after the collapse of the old Soviet order in the richest and most dramatic of the former republics.

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    1. An excellent book, recounting the two decades that the author has visited, worked in, and lived in Georgia. It thoroughly deepened my understanding of and interest in the country's tumultuous and ancient history, its diverse and aggressive culture and its beautiful landscape and art. A very thoughtful book.I wish there had been a bit more detail about more recent politics and the conflict with Abkhazia in 1992-1993, but I suppose you have to be careful about writing such things in a somewhat tem [...]

    2. A contemporary account of Georgia during the difficult years just before and after the fall of the Soviet Union, with literary allusions librally sprinkled in. Amazing bibliography that spans Tolstoy, Pushkin, Dumas, and many others, including travelogues written in the 18th and 19th centuries by Europeans who visited the country.

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