Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures

Get access

Caucasus: Mid-18th to Early 20th Century
(2,475 words)

The Caucasus is traditionally divided into two zones, North Caucasus and Transcaucasia. Up to 1990, the U.S.S.R. included all of Caucasia. Now North Caucasus is in the Russian Federation and is subdivided into three regions: Northwest (including the republics of Adyghea and Karachay-Cherkessia and Krasnodar Territory), Central (republics of Kabardino-Balkaria and North Oss…

Cite this page
Babich, Irina, “Caucasus: Mid-18th to Early 20th Century”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 01 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0015>
First published online: 2009

▲   Back to top   ▲