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Abkhaz - vol 2 of Lingua Descriptive Studies, Amsterdam, 1979, 283pp. (in collaboration with Zaira Khiba) [later reprinted by both Croom Helm and Routledge]

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The Typology of Subordination in Georgian and Abkhaz. Mouton de Gruyter, 1987.

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Editor: Chato Gudjedjiani and Letas Palmaitis Svan-English Dictionary.
1985. Caravan Books, New York. vii, 369pp.

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Editor/Contributor: Indigenous Languages of the Caucasus; North West Caucasus (vol. II), Caravan Books, 1989, New York.

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Editor/Contributor: Caucasian Perspectives, May 1992, Lincom Europa, iv+406pp.

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Georgian: A Learner's Grammar, 485pp., 15 Dec 1995, Routledge. (2nd, revised ed., 2005, xiv + 482)

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A Structural-Reference Grammar of Georgian, Benjamins/SOAS
Handbook of Oriental Languages, 715pp., Dec 1995.

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A Georgian Reader, 377pp., Dec 1995, SOAS.

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Editor/Contributor (with David Bennett and Thea Bynon): Subject, Voice and Ergativity, Selected Essays, 262pp., 1995. SOAS.

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Guest-editor for the Caucasian section (pp.43-189) of Central Asian Survey (volume 14.1, 1995)

 

Editor/Contributor: The Abkhazians: A Handbook, 288pp. 1998, Curzon Press.

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With Zaira Khiba: Abkhaz Newspaper Reader (with supplements), Dunwoody Press, Maryland, xxvi+309pp., 1998.

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Guest-editor for Central Asian Survey containing papers on Chechenia from the Nov 2002 day-conference at SOAS that I organised (vol. 22.4, 2003).

 

Introduction to the Study of the Languages of the Caucasus, Lincom Europa, 2004, viii + 346.

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Abkhazian Folktales (with grammatical introduction, translation, notes and vocabulary), Lincom Europa, 2005, ix + 326.

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Pages from the Abkhazian Folk Tradition (with Zurab Dzhop'ua and Zaira Khiba).    Sukhum, 2008, 324pp.

 

A Self-Tutor in Abkhaz, Lincom Europa, 2010, 331pp.

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Discordant Neighbours: A Reassessment of the Georgian-Abkhazian and Georgian-South Ossetian Conflicts

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