Tadeusz Swietochowski

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Tadeusz Swietochowski (Polish: Tadeusz Świętochowski, 1934 – 15 February 2017[1]) was a Polish historian and Caucasologist. He was a Professor of the History Dept. at Monmouth University,[2] Honorary Doctor of Khazar University and Baku State University and Honorary Member of Central Eurasian Studies Society.[3] His fields include the modern history of the Middle East and Azerbaijan. Swietochowski was acclaimed as the leading specialist on the modern history of Azerbaijan.[4]

He also lectured at the Warsaw University as Fulbright Senior Specialist.

Notable works[edit]

  • Russian Azerbaijan, 1905-1920: The Shaping of a National Identity in a Muslim Community, Cambridge University Press, 1985
  • Russia and Azerbaijan. A Borderland in Transition, New York, Columbia University Press, 1995 (Translated into Azerbaijani by Khazar University Press)
  • Azerbejdżan i Rosja : kolonializm, islam i narodowość w podzielonym kraju, ISP PAN, 1998
  • Historical Dictionary of Azerbaijan (co-author, 1999)
  • Azerbejdżan, Warszawa, Trio, 2006


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