By Andrew Andersen

 

BRIEF HISTORY OF THE CAUCASUS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     CONTENTS

      

        THIS SITE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION.

          MUCH MORE MATERIALS ARE TO BE ADDED SOON

          HOWEVER, THERE ARE STILL SOME MATERIALS

          TO READ BELOW

 

 

THE CAUCASUS: MEDIEVAL HISTORY

(Section 1:     387 - 1080 AD)

 

THE CAUCASUS:  MODERN HISTORY

( Section 1:     1446 - 1555 )

( Section 4:     1878 - 1916 )

( Section 5:     1917 - 1918 )

( Section 6:     1919 - 1920 )

 

 

    PLEASE ALSO SEE THE REGIONAL HISTORY OF:

 

ARMENIA

AZERBAIJAN

GEORGIA

CHECHNYA

ABKHAZIA

 

As well as of the

 

PONTIC GREEKS & THE EMPIRE OF TREBIZOND

 

 

SPECIAL TOPICS:

 

 

     THE COSSACKS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                       

 

 

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  RECOMMENDED READING:

  

Bremmer, Jan, & Taras, Ray,            New States, New Politics: Building the Post-Soviet Nations,

Cambridge University Press, 1997

 

Suny, Ronald Grigor,                     The Revenge of the Past:

                                                       Nationalism, Revolution & the Collapse of   

                                                       the Soviet Union,              

                                                       Stanford University Press, 1993

 

Transcaucasia, Nationalism & Social Change: Essays in the History of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan

The University of Michigan Press, 1999

 

The Black Book of Communism                    Harward University Press       2000

 

 

 

SUGGESTED ADDITIONAL READING:

 

Allen, W.E.D.: A History of the Georgian People [1932]

 

Armenian Assembly of America: The Karabakh Crisis: Historical/Political Background. [1988]

 

Curtis, G.E.: Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia: Country Studies. [1995]

 

Daskhuranci, M.: A Hiistory of the Caucasian Albanians. [1961]

 

Denikin, A.: The Russian Turmoil. [1924]

 

Geiger, B.: Peoples and Languages of the Caucasus. [1959]

 

Iosseliani, P.: The Concise History of Georgian Church. [1883]

 

Kazemzadeh, F.: The Struggle for Transcaucasia: 1917-1921. [1951]

 

Lang, D.M.: The Last Days of the Georgian Monarchy, 1658-1832. [1957]

 

     : A Modern History of Georgia. [1962]

 

Maclean, F.: The Caucasus: The End of All the Earth. [1976]

 

Minorsky, V.: A History of Sharvan and Daruband. [1958]

 

Nersessian, S.: Armenia and the Byzantine Empire. [1947]

 

Panico, C.: Conflicts in the Caucasus: Russia's War in Chechnya. [1995]

 

Toumanoff, C.: Studies in Christian Caucasian History. [1963]