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  • Writer's pictureWilliam Tyler

JW3 Thursday morning class begins this Thurs, 7th October: THE CAUCASUS

TO ENROL TO COME IN PERSON OR JOIN BY ZOOM CONTACT JW3 BOX OFFICE

Tel: 020 7433 8988


Synopsis for first meeting


Introduction to the Caucasus and its History


  • Why this subject?

  • Where is it? What modern countries constitute it? Which countries surround it?

  • North Caucasus and Trans Caucasia (south Caucasus) divided by mountains

  • Where does the word come from and what is meant by Caucasian?

  • Russia's influence relatively modern

  • Who are some of the peoples of The Caucasus?

  • Rich in history, rich in complexity


Some Further Reading


The Caucasus by James Forsyth ( a very weighty tome)

The Caucasus by Thomas De Waal

Crisis in the Caucasus: Russia, Georgia and The West edited by Paul Rich

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Russia by Martin Sixsmith

Peter the Great by Robert Massie




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