Language and society in the caucasus : understanding the past, navigating the present
|Förlag||Universus Press AB|
|Genre||Språk (inkl. lexikon, parlörer och ordböcker)|
This book brings together a strong and international team of linguists, historians, and social and political scientists renowned for their expertise on North and South Caucasus. Their contributions paint a compelling picture of the region’s contested past and highlight some of the enduring challenges confronting it today. Taken together, the ten chapters of the book enhance the understanding of the region’s ancient languages, shed light on historical events of crucial significance, and uncover mechanisms behind political conflict and cooperation in the tinderbox that is the Caucasus.