The Armenian People from Ancient to Modern Times: Volume I: The Dynastic Periods: From Antiquity to the Fourteenth Century

The Armenian People from Ancient to Modern Times: Volume I: The Dynastic Periods: From Antiquity to the Fourteenth Century

by Richard G. Hovannisian


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Edited by the leading history of the Republic of Armenia, this is the definitive history of an extraordinary country--from its earliest foundations through the Crusades, the resistance to Ottoman and Tsarist rule, the collapse of the independent state, its brief reemergence after World War I, its subjugation by the Bolsheviks, and the establishment of the new Republic in 1991. Written by the foremost experts on each period in Armenia's history, these volumes are a major contribution to understanding the complexities of Transcaucasia.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403966360
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 06/06/2004
Edition description: 1997
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.09(d)

About the Author

Richard G. Hovannisian is Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

Vol. 1
• Introduction
• The Geography of Armenia--Robert H. Hewsen
• The Formation of the Armenian Nation--James Russell
• The Emergence of Armenia--Nina Garsoian
• The Arsakuni Dynasty--Nina Garsoian
• The Marzpanate--Nina Garsoian
• The Arab Invasions and the Rise of the Bagratuni (640-884)--Nina Garsoian
• The Independent Kingdoms of Medieval Armenia--Nina Garsoian
• The Byzantine Annexation of the Armenian Kingdoms in the 11th Century--Nina Garsoian
• Armenian Literary Culture through the 11th Century--Robert Thomson
• Armenia during the Seljuk and Mongol Periods--Robert Bedrosian
• Cilician Armenia--Ani Atamian Bournoutian
• Medieval Armenian Literary and Cultural Trends--Peter Cowe
Vol. 2
• Introduction
• Armenia from the Fall of the Cilician Kingdom (1375) to the Forced Emigration under Shah Abbas (1604)--Dickran Kouymjian
• Armenian Communities in Eastern Europe--Krikor Maksoudian
• Eastern Armenia from the 17th Century to the Russian Annexation--George Bournourtian
• Eastern Armenians under Tsarist Rule--Ronald Grigor Suny
• Modern Armenian Literature and Intellectual History from 1700 to 1915--Vahe Oshagan
• The Eastern Question and the Tanzimat Era--Hagop Barsoumian
• The Armenian Question in the Ottoman Empire 1876 to 1914--Richard G. Hovannisian
• World War I and the Armenian Genocide--Christopher J. Walker
• Armenia's Road to Independence--Richard G. Hovannisian
• The Republic of Armenia--Richard G. Hovannisian
• Soviet Armenia--Ronald Grigor Suny
• The Armenians in America--Robert Mirak
• The Armenian Diaspora--R. Hrair Dekmejian

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