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The Ghost of Freedom, A Modern History of the Caucasus

The Ghost of Freedom, A Modern History of the Caucasus

by Charles King

  • HISTORY
  • 2009
  • PAPER
  • 336 PAGES

Combining riveting storytelling with insightful analysis, this history of the modern Caucasus spans from the beginning of Russian imperial expansion up to the rise of new countries after the Soviet Union's collapse. In evocative and accessible prose, King reveals how tsars, highlanders, revolutionaries and adventurers have contributed to the history of this borderland, providing a guide to its complicated politics and cultures.  (CCS39, $19.95)


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