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From Autocracy to Democracy

This multidisciplinary collection provides a unique insiders’ perspective on the major issues in Georgian politics, society, and economics in the twenty-five years since its independence from the Soviet Union.

Author Information

JonesStephen S.:

Stephen F. Jones is a professor of Russian and Eurasian Studies at Mount Holyoke College.

Neil MacFarlane is the Lester B. Pearson professor of International Relations and Fellow at St Anne’s College, University of Oxford.


Thomas de Waal, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Europe:

"Georgia: From Autocracy to Democracy draws on an impressive list of contributors, both Georgian and non-Georgian, new and well-established, who provide a rich portrait of the country’s progress in the local and international context."

Jeremy Smith, Director of the VERA Centre for Russian and Border Studies, University of Eastern Finland:

"Georgia: From Autocracy to Democracy provides a comprehensive guide to the political, economic, and international development of Georgia from 1991 to the present. It is a unique and invaluable aid to students of the region, as well as diplomats, foreign ministry, and international organization personnel dealing with Georgia."

Audience: College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;