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The history of Armenia : from the origins to the present

Author: Simon Payaslian
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Series: Palgrave essential histories.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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There is a great deal of interest in the history of Armenia since its renewed independence in the 1990s and the ongoing debate about the genocide--an interest that informs the strong desire of a new generation of Armenian Americans to learn more about their heritage and has led to greater solidarity in the community. By integrating themes such as war, geopolitics, and great leaders, with the less familiar cultural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Payaslian, Simon.
History of Armenia.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
(OCoLC)607916682
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Payaslian
ISBN: 0230600646 9780230600645 1403974675 9781403974679
OCLC Number: 123119862
Description: viii, 296 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I: Origins and formation : Dynasties and the geopolitics of empire: the Ervanduni and the Artashesian dynasties --
Culture, language, and wars of religion: kings, Marzpans, Ostikans --
Part II: Transformation and transplantation : The Bagratuni kingdom and disintegration --
The Cilician kingdom, the crusades, and the invasions from the east --
Part III: Sultans, tsars, and tyrants : Armenia under Ottoman, Persian, and Russian Rule --
The Armenian genocide --
Part IV: Independence, modernization and globalization : The republic of Armenia: the first republic --
The Leninist-Stalinist legacy: seventy years of Soviet rule --
Independence and democracy: the second republic.
Series Title: Palgrave essential histories.
Responsibility: Simon Payaslian.
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