Corpus ID: 149162040

Baku: Violence, Identity, and Oil, 1905-1927

  title={Baku: Violence, Identity, and Oil, 1905-1927},
  author={Jonathan H Sicotte},
  journal={Georgetown University-Graduate School of Arts & Sciences},
  • Jonathan H Sicotte
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
  • Georgetown University-Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Baku: Violence, Identity, and Oil, 1905-1927 is an exploration of the economic, social, and political metamorphosis of Baku, Azerbaijan, from 1905 to 1927, from a growing boomtown to a city divided by ethnic and political violence to a reconfigured existence as a critical oil production center of the Soviet Union. It will address how Baku’s industry, crude oil drilling, and petrochemical refinement had profound social, political, and economic effects on the city— not only on the urban physical… Expand