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Caucasus, A Journey to the Land between Christianity and Islam

Caucasus, A Journey to the Land between Christianity and Islam

by Nicholas Griffin

  • TRAVEL NARRATIVE
  • 2004
  • PAPER
  • 256 PAGES

An engaging account of travels in the Caucasus in the footsteps of Imam Shamil, a Muslim who resisted the Russians in the 19th century. The book is a portrait of the people, land and issues in the region.  (CCS25, $20.00)


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Georgia, In the Mountains of Poetry

Georgia, In the Mountains of Poetry


by Peter Nasmyth

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2006
  • PAPER
  • 306 PAGES

A cultural portrait of the Republic of Georgia by a British journalist who has traveled extensively in the region. In its third edition, it's the best book on post-Soviet Georgia, with 170 black-and-white photographs and illustrations (CCS10, $58.95)


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