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About Robert Chenciner

Robert Chenciner is a writer and commentator who has been a senior member of St. Antony's College, Oxford since 1987. He specialises in ethnography and material culture in the Caucasus, Russia, Albania and Mongolia  and is the author of several books, including Dagestan: Tradition and Survival (Palgrave Macmillan, Caucasus World Series, 1997).

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

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Book review: Alisa Ganieva, 'The Mountain and the Wall'

The Mountain and the Wall is the first Dagestani novel to be published in English. Ganieva is very courageous to write about what is happening in her native country, thinly veiled in the traditional Russian literary use of fiction.


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