The Central Intelligence Agency also badly over-estimated the internal stability of the Soviet Union, and did not anticipate the speed of its collapse. Yet I never heard a suggestion from the CIA, or the intelligence arms of the departments of Defense or State, that numerous Soviets recognized a growing, systemic economic problem. Barghoorn dismissed Garder's book as "the latest in a long line of apocalyptic predictions of the collapse of communism. An Economic and Sociological Analysis that the Soviet system was unsustainable and would eventually collapse.
English, French, Georgian, German, Russian and a few other languages, e. Laz This bibliography was compiled using online bibliographical databases such as Google Booksthe Online Computer Library Center's " WorldCat " database, or the excellent Advanced Book Exchange website and from several works to be found in this list — e.
Professor Kevin Tuite's University of Montreal online bibliography was also particularly useful, as was Mr. Amjad Jaimoukha's extraordinary North Caucasian Bibliography "More than 3, references, including some links to on-line books, articles and documents".
I am also particularly grateful to Mr David Hunt for the amazing list he sent me of his translations of works related to the Caucasus, along with a copy of his unpublished translation of Bashir Dalgat's The aboriginal religion of the Chechens and Ingush.
This list is far from being comprehensive — particularly when compared with Mr Jaimoukha's extraordinary bibliography — and I have only read a fraction of these books and articles.
Some I already own; others I would like to own some day space permitting.
Please also note that the year of publication may not be the most recent one, and that crateloads of books have been published in Georgian and in Russian which I can only read with difficulty and cannot read at all, respectively. Almost all the following publications are in either English, French or German.
Even the most ancient of these books and many, many more can be bought from book shops around the world via the Advanced Book Exchange website or Amazonand many of them are available in full in digital form in the Internet Archive.
Most of the ethnographic books in Georgian which feature in this list e. I bought over the years through a well-connected book dealer who hawks his wares on the flea market in Tbilisi.
Do get in touch: Also, please feel free to reproduce all or part of this bibliography, but make sure you credit this page and website when you do so, or I'll send my band of ruthless knout-wielding Cossacks to turf you out of bed and whip you naked through the streets.
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Geologie des armenischen Hochlandes — I. Geologie des armenischen Hochlandes — II. Reisebriefe, 2 volumes, Wien: Les revendications des peuples du Caucase, Stockholm: AER Publications, [ pp.
Fischer, [ pp. Albert, [ pp. Power and Identity under Russian Rule, Stanford: Brill, [ pp. Indo-European Publishing, "Anatolisches Mosaik: Karawane-Verlag, [ pp. Einsatzgruppe D in the southern Soviet Union "], Hamburg: Hamburger Edition, [ pp. Basler Missionsbuchhandlung, [62 pp.
MaiRahden: Verlag Marie Leidorf, [ pp. Committee of the League for the Liberation of the Peoples of the U. Cassell, [A novel about Russian imperialism in the Caucasus. A Reading Grammar, Columbus: Gallimard, [Novel, pp. Ermitazha, ['Founding father of modern Khazar studies.Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) Project instructions: 1.
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