Useful links and literature for Tusheti

Sources and literature


Culture and history

Big Catalogue of Georgian Petroglyphs. Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation, Tbilisi, 2000, pp. 85-125.

Grigolia, Alexander. Custom and Justice in the Caucasus: The Georgian Highlanders. Philadelphia, 1939.

Idoidze, Nugzar: Tusheti. Guide on Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants of Tusheti for Visitors and on Their Mutual Relations. Omalo, 2006 (German, Russian, English and French version)

Merzbacher, Gottfried. Aus den Hochregionen des Kaukasus, Leipzig, 1901.

Mühlfried, Florian: Being a State and States of Being in Highland Georgia. Berghahn: New York - London, 2014, p. 264.

Nasmyth, Peter: Walking in the Caucasus. Georgia. Mta Publications: London, 2013, pp. 126-146.

Nasmyth, Peter: Georgia: In the mountains of Poetry, Abrams Press, 2018, pp.

Skalník, Petr: Uneven development in European mountain communities. Dialectical anthropology Vol. 10, No. 3, 1986, pp. 215-228.

Topchishvili Roland: The Tsova-Tushs (the Batsbs).

Демидов: В высокогорьях Кавказа. Горные районы Грузии. Государственное учебно-педагогическое издательство, Москва, 1931.

Зубарев, Д.: Поездка в Кахетию, Тушетию, Пшавию, Хевсурию и Джаро-Белоканскую область. Русский вестник, Т. 2, 1841, pp. 521-524.

Хаханов, А.: Тушины. Этнографическое обозрение. Москва, 1889, № 2, pp. 40-62.

Цискаров, И.: Записки о Тушетии, 1848.

Цоцанидзе, Георгий: От листопада до листопада. კავკასიური სახლი (Caucasian house), Тбилиси, 2008.

Шавхелишвили, А.И.: Из истории горцев Восточной Грузии. Тушетия XVI - первой половины XIX вв. Мецниереба: Тбилиси, 1983.

Эланидзе, В. А.: Вопросы истории Тушети. Тбилиси, 1988.

ბოჭორიძე, გიორგი: თუშეთი. თბილისი, 1993 [Bochoridze, Giorgi: Tusheti. Tbilisi].

მაკალათია, სერგი: თუშეთი. თბილისი, 1933 [Makalatia, Sergi: Tusheti. Tbilisi].

Nature

Georgian Biodiversity database. Catalogue of Caucasian (Georgian) flora.

Holubec, Vojtěch & Křivka, Pavel: The Caucasus and its Flowers. Loxia, Pardubice, 2006. One of the key catalogues of Caucasian flora worldwide.

Kavtarishvili, Marika: Tusheti and its forests - a unique case of local governance in Georgia. Eco.mont, Vol. 7, No. 2, July 2015, pp. 70-77.

Nakhutsrishvili, Giorgi: The Vegetation of Georgia (South Caucasus). Springer Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 2013.

Shetekauri Sh., Tsiskarauli L. & Zangurashvili T.: High mountain flora of Pirikiti Khevsureti and Tusheti (NE Greater Caucasus). Flora Mediterranea. 16: 355-378.

Links

Tusheti Protected Landscape (https://tushetipl.ge)

Tusheti.ge (https://www.tusheti.ge/) - Tusheti National Park and travel agency with information on Tusheti

Caucasus Trekking - excellent web page with a lot of systematic information about trekking routes in main regions of Georgia.

https://www.batsav.com/ - a web page dedicated to Tsova Tushs (the Bats)

Selection of folklore music from Tusheti (downloadable in MP3 format)

Tusheti People and Keselo Foundation (Bradshaw Foundation helped to reconstruct the towers in Keselo)

Old photos from Tsovata

Movies

Mimino [Sparrow Hawk], 1977. (English subtitles available)

Tushi Mecchvare [Tush Shepherd], 1976.

Dzveli Tusheti [Old Tusheti], undated