Foreword. Preface. Note on Transliteration and Dating. PART ONE: THE RISE AND FALL OF THE GEORGIAN MONARCHIES. 1. The Formation of the Georgian Nation. 2. Christian Georgia: The First Thousand Years. 3. The Long Twilight of the Georgian Kingdoms. PART TWO: GEORGIA IN THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE. 4. Russian Rule and Georgian Society. 5. Emancipation and the End of Seigneurial Georgia. 6. The Emergence of Political Society. 7. Marxism and the National Struggle. 8. The End of Tsarist Georgia. PART THREE: REVOLUTIONARY AND SOVIET GEORGIA. 9. Revolution and Republic. 10. Bolshevik Georgia. 11. Stalin's Revolution. 12. Stalinism in Georgia. 13. Georgia and Soviet Nationality Policy since Stalin.