Table of contents for Defending the border : identity, religion, and modernity in the Republic of Georgia / Mathijs Pelkmans.

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A Note on Transliteration and Translation
Terms and Abbreviations
Introduction: Temporal Divides and Muddled Space along the Former Iron Curtain
Part I. Divided Village on the Georgian-Turkish Border
Introduction: Divided Village
Chapter 1. Caught between States
Chapter 2. Mobilizing Cultural Stuff with Boundaries
Chapter 3. Lost Relatives
Part II. Frontiers of Islam and Christianity in Upper Ajaria
Introduction: Christian Incursions
Chapter 4. The Making and Transformation of the Frontier
Chapter 5. Defending Muslim Identities
Chapter 6. Ancestors and Enemies in Christian Conversion
Part III. Postsocialist Borderlands
Introduction: Treacherous Markets
Chapter 7. Channeling Discontent
Chapter 8. The Social Life of Empty Buildings
Conclusion: Borders in Time and Space

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Ajaria (Georgia) -- Ethnic relations.
Ajaria (Georgia) -- Religion.
Ajaria (Georgia) -- Boundaries -- Turkey -- History.
Turkey -- Boundaries -- Georgia -- Ajaria -- History.
Post-communism -- Georgia -- Ajaria.