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The Post-Soviet Wars

Rebellion, Ethnic Conflict, and Nationhood in the Caucasus

by Christoph ZГјrcher

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by NYU Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Armed conflict,
  • International relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Eastern Europe,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • General,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • Case studies,
  • Caucasus,
  • Ethnic conflict,
  • Political violence

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11354803M
    ISBN 100814797091
    ISBN 109780814797099


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Valerie Bunce, for example, begins her book, Subversive Institutions, with the question, “Why did Yugoslavia end in war, and the Soviet and Czechoslovak states through a peaceful process?,” (xi). For instance, the Correlates of War database lists 21 internal wars against two inter-state wars for the periodand the Uppsala database lists one inter-state war against nine.

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In post-Soviet Russia, they blended in with the new elite. The tattoos disappeared, or were hidden beneath the crisp, white shirts of a rapacious new breed of. An example is the Collier-Hoeffler Model of Civil war and Onset (Collier and Sambanis, ).

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