Book annotation not available for this title. Title: A Concise History of the Armenian People Author: Bournoutian, George A. Publisher: Mazda Pub Publication Date: 2002/07/01 Number of Pages: 499 Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress: 2002021898
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. -467) and index.
Contents:From independence to foreign rule. Highlands and crossroads : the land of Armenia ; Ara and Semiramis : Urartu, the first kingdom in Armenia ; from ark to archeology : the origins of the Armenian people ; From satraps to kings : the Yervandians, the first Armenian autonomous rulers ; Between Roman legions and Parthian cavalry : the Artasheshians and the foundation of the Armenian kingdom ; The Arsacid/Arshakian Dynasty ; Fire temples and icons : Armenia under Persian and Byzantine Rule ; A people of the book : Armenia under Arab domination ; A land of many crowns : the Bagratuni dynasty and the Armenian medieval kingdoms ; East meets west : the Cicilian kindgom of Armenia ; From majority to minority : Armenia under Seljuk, Mongol and Turkmen domination -- From foreign rule to independence. Amiras and Sultans : Armenians in the Ottoman Empire ; Khojas, Meliks and Shahs : Armenians in Iran (ca. 1500-1896) ; From the Mughals to the Raj : Armenians in the Indian subcontinent ; Protected minorities : Armenian communities in the Arab world and Ethiopia ; Promises of deliverance : Armenians in the Russian empire ; Between orthodoxy and catholicism : the Armenian dispersion in Eastern and Western Europe ; The Armenian question and its final solution : Armenians in Ottoman Turkey ; Subjects of the Tsar : Armenians in transcaucasia and Russia ; A thousand days : the first Armenian republic ; From NEP to perestroika : Soviet Armenia or the second Armenian republic ; The new diaspora : The Armenian global community in the twentieth century ; Internal conflicts : diasporan politics and organizations ; Growing pains of independence : the third Armenian republic.