Across the Caucasus
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Across the Caucasus by Michael Pereira

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Published by Travel Book Club in London .
Written in English


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Statementillustrated with photographs and maps.
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Open LibraryOL13803174M

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About the Author. Thomas de Waal is a Senior Associate on the Caucasus at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He is the author of Black Garden and co-author with Carlotta Gall of Chechnya/5(56). An exciting adventure starting in the bizarre capital of Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, then crossing the Caspian Sea to Baku in Azerbaijan. This is the lowest point in Europe. Then the journey heads inland up the Kura River to stay in a caravanserai before crossing into Georgia, famous for its wines and monasteries. There is a visit to Kazbegi high up in the mountains before visiting Gori, Stalin.   This is known as the ‘Romeo and Juliet of the Caucasus’ and is a true love story set across cultural and religious divides. The book was written in so is set far away from the current conflicts of the Caucasus but much of it still rings true. In this fascinating book, noted journalist Thomas de Waal--author of the highly acclaimed Black Garden--makes the case that while the Caucasus is often treated as a sub-plot in the history of Russia, or as a mere gateway to Asia, the five-day war in Georgia, which flared into a major international crisis in , proves that this is still a combustible region, whose inner dynamics and history.

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