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Armenia: Portraits of Survival and Hope

Donald Miller

Abstract

A remarkable view of how geopolitics affects ordinary people, this book documents the lives of Armenians in the last two decades. Based on intimate interviews with 300 Armenians, it brings together firsthand testimony about the social, economic, and spiritual circumstances of Armenians during the 1980s and 1990s, when the country faced an earthquake, pogroms, and war. The book is a story of extreme suffering and hardship, a searching look at the fight for independence and a complex portrait of the human spirit. A companion to Survivors: An Oral History of the Armenian Genocide by the same auth ... More

Keywords: geopolitics, social circumstances, economic circumstances, spiritual circumstances, pogroms, independence, 1988 earthquakes, northwestern Armenia, refugees

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780520234925
Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520234925.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Donald Miller, author