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The Abkhazians : a handbook [Aphsuaa] / edited by George Hewitt.

Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (289 p.)
Series:
Caucasus world. Peoples of the Caucasus.
Caucasus world
Peoples of the Caucasus & the black sea
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Subjects:
Abkhazians.
Abkhazia (Georgia) -- History.
Abkhazia (Georgia) -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Provides a ready introduction and practical guide to the Abkhazian people and language. Includes chapters written by experts in the field , covering all aspects of the people, including history, religion, politics, economy, culture, literature and media.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. Geography and the environment; 2. Origin of the Abkhazian people; 3. On the track of Abkhazia's antiquity; 4. History: first-18th centuries; 5. History: 18th century-1917; 6. History: 1917-1989; 7. Soviet Abkhazia 1989: a personal account; 8. History: the modern period; 9. Military aspects of the war: the battle for Gagra; 10. The economy: traditional & modern; 11. Language; 12. Literature & linguistic politics; 13. Art, handicrafts & architecture; 14. Religion; 15. Demography; 16. Ethnic culture; Further Reading
References & general bibliographyAppendix 1: Constitution of the Abkhazian People's Soviet; Appendix 2: Draft Treaty; Appendix 3: Moscow Agreement; Appendix 4: Quadripartite Agreement on Refugees; Appendix 5: Abkhaz proverbs; Contributors; Notes; Index
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed November 26, 2013).
First published in 1999 by Curzon Press.
Contributor:
Hewitt, B. G.
ISBN:
1-138-87459-0
1-315-02700-3
1-136-80212-6
1-136-80205-3
OCLC:
864414750
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9781315027005 doi