Journal Amirani. 2002. Volume 7

Open letter to Eduard Shevardnadze

Author(s): Zviad Gamsakhurdia

I decided to address you in writing because many of our relationships need to be clear both for the Georgian people and for the world.
This letter does not intend to impair you, or insult your person. It reflects only objective reality.I believe that what you were doing during your rule in Soviet times continues to be transformed today and reflects the relationship between Georgia and the imperial center that has already imposed the function of Georgia's gendarme. So I want to remind you of all the details in the small details and tell me my conclusions; I am ready to listen to your counterparts. The rest of the nation and society will judge.

Journal Amirani. 2003. Volume 8

Scientific Interrelations of D. Bakradze and M. Brosset

Author(s): Khatuna Jorbenadze

In the second half of the 19-th century in the studies the History of Georgia and material culture the interrelations of the well-known French scientist M. Brosset and the outstanding Georgian scientist and historian D. Bakradze plays a great role. While working at archaeological researches D. Bakradze used to take advice of his senior colleague.

Journal Amirani. 2003. Volume 9

The "Asian Society" of Paris and the first Scholarly Links with Georgia

Author(s): Manana Khutsishvili

Orientalism as a scholarly discipline took the first steps in Western Europe at the beginning of the 19th century. In Paris, leading Orientalists studying the history of Asian countries engaged in scholarly and educational activities. In 1818 the "Asian Society" was founded in Calcutta, followed by the "Asian Museum" in Petersburg, and in 1822 the "Asian Society" was established in Paris, whose Academic Council cooperated fruitfully with both.

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