Abkhazia, Georgia & the Circassians (N. W. Caucasus), by George Hewitt

Central Asian Survey, Volume 18, Issue 4, December 1999 , pages 463 - 499

George Hewitt
(Professor of Caucasian Languages, SOAS, London University)


Content

Demography

Elucidation of ethno-linguistic terms

Defining historical moments

Circassians

Kabardino-Balkaria

Karachay-Cherkessia

Adyghea

The Confederation of Caucasian (Mountain) Peoples

Abkhazia

Georgia

The West's Role

Note on Georgian government-personnel

Bibliography

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