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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:   eBook : Document : 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: Livres électroniques
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pelkmans, Mathijs.
Defending the border.
Ithaca [N.Y.] : Cornell University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006007157
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mathijs Pelkmans
OCLC Number: 872110897
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 7 févr. 2014).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Awards: Winner of Cowinner of the 2007 William A. Douglass Book Priz.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xvi, 240 p.).
Contents: pt. 1. A divided viillage on the Georgian-Turkis border --
pt. 2. Frontiers of Islam and Christianity in Upper Ajaria --
pt. 3. Postsocialist borderlands.
Series Title: Culture and society after socialism.
Responsibility: Mathijs Pelkmans.

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