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Author Mühlfried, Florian.

Title Being a state and states of being in highland Georgia / Florian Mühlfried
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2014
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Series EASA series ; 24
EASA series ; 24
Contents Introduction -- Of a mobile field -- Of hidden treasures in the mountains and a state that comes and goes -- Of reborn citizens in a post-Soviet landscape -- Of three ways to be a state -- Of triple winning and simple losing -- Conclusion -- Appendix
Summary The highland region of the republic of Georgia, one of the former Soviet Socialist Republics, has long been legendary for its beauty. It is often assumed that the state has only made partial inroads into this region, and is mostly perceived as alien. Taking a fresh look at the Georgian highlands allows the author to consider perennial questions of citizenship, belonging, and mobility in a context that has otherwise been known only for its folkloric dimensions. Scrutinizing forms of identification with the state at its margins, as well as local encounters with the erratic Soviet and post-Sovie
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Central-local government relations -- Georgia (Republic)
Citizenship -- Georgia (Republic) -- Tʻušetʻi.
Government, Resistance to -- Georgia (Republic) -- Tʻušetʻi.
Post-communism -- Georgia (Republic) -- Tʻušetʻi.
Georgia (Republic) -- Politics and government -- 1991-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1782382976 (electronic bk.)
9781782382973 (electronic bk.)