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Defending the border : identity, religion, and modernity in the Republic of Georgia

Author: Mathijs Pelkmans
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2006.
Series: Culture and society after socialism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book, one of the first in English about everyday life in the Republic of Georgia, describes how people construct identity in a rapidly changing border region.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mathijs Pelkmans
ISBN: 0801444403 9780801444401 0801473306 9780801444401 9780801473302
OCLC Number: 185477856
Awards: Winner of Cowinner of the 2007 William A. Douglass Book Priz.
Description: xvi, 240 s. : illustrations, kartor ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Culture and society after socialism.
Responsibility: Mathijs Pelkmans.
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"Defending the Border is an excellent and timely ethnography of an amazingly interesting region of the postsocialist world. Mathijs Pelkmans's ethnographic writing is strong, engaging, and Read more...

 
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