The Post-Soviet Wars: Rebellion, Ethnic Conflict, and Nationhood in the Caucasus

The Post-Soviet Wars: Rebellion, Ethnic Conflict, and Nationhood in the Caucasus


The Post-Soviet Wars is a comparative account of the prepared violence within the Caucusus quarter, 4 key parts: Chechnya, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Dagestan. Zürcher’s objective is to appreciate the foundation and nature of the violence in those areas, the reaction and suppression from the post-Soviet regime and the ensuing results, all with a watch towards realizing why a few conflicts grew to become violent, while others now not. significantly, in Dagestan real violent clash has now not erupted, an exception of political balance for the quarter. The e-book presents a quick heritage of the zone, fairly the cave in of the Soviet Union and the ensuing alterations that happened within the wake of this toppling. Zürcher conscientiously appears on the stipulations inside every one region—economic, ethnic, non secular, and political—to make experience of why a few grew to become to violent clash and a few didn't and what the way forward for the quarter may possibly portend.

This very important quantity offers either an summary of the area that's either up to date and finished in addition to an available knowing of the present scholarship on mobilization and violence.

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