History & Culture
ROSES DOWN THE BARREL OF A GUN, Georgia: Love and Revolution
Jo Seaman (formerly Jo Bakowski) worked for the British Council for almost 30 years, firstly in London and Manchester, with short assignments all over Africa, Asia and the former Soviet Union. She then lived in Egypt, Georgia (where she was director of the British Council in Georgia), Pakistan, Jamaica and France before returning to the UK.
Jo is now a writer/researcher and (with former diplomat husband, Mike, whom she met in Georgia), runs a consultancy firm offering training, project management and analysis. Views expressed in the presentation are purely personal and do not reflect the official views of the British Council or the British Government.
"Not to be missed by anyone interested in Georgia” (Former Georgian Deputy Minister)
“I loved this book – it made a huge impression on me, because Tbilisi was such a different place when I worked there – it is hard to believe that so much had changed in such a short time.” (Alexandra Hall Hall, former British Ambassador to Georgia)
“Such a wonderful book! Full of detail and color, just like the Georgia we have come to love. Thank you for this contribution to the history of contemporary Georgia! It is a must read.” Paul Joyal, Managing Director, Public Safety and Homeland Security Practice at National Strategies, Inc.