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Chechnya : the making of a war-torn society

Author: Valerii Aleksandrovich Tishkov
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2004.
Series: California series in public anthropology, 6.; California series in public anthropology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Illuminates one of the world's most troubled regions from a perspective - that of a prominent Russian intellectual. This title examines the evolution of the war in Chechnya that erupted in 1994,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Valerii Aleksandrovich Tishkov
ISBN: 0520238885 9780520238886
OCLC Number: 612425604
Description: xviii, 284 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contents Foreword by Mikhail S. Gorbachev Preface 1. Ethnography and Theory 2. Indigenization, Deportation, and Return 3. Contradictory Modernization 4. Chechen Images 5. The Road to War 6. Dzhokhar: Hero and Devil 7. The Sons of War 8. The Culture of Hostage-Taking 9. Violence in Secessionist Warfare 10. The Impact on Family Life 11. Religion and the Chechen Conflict 12. The Myth and Reality of the "Great Victory" 13. An Ideology of Extremes 14. Chechnya as a Stage and a Role Conclusion Notes Main Characters Research Partners, Informants, and Cross-Reviewers Select Bibliography Index
Series Title: California series in public anthropology, 6.; California series in public anthropology.
Responsibility: Valery Tishkov ; with a foreword by Mikhail S. Gorbachev.
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