Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
ArmeniaPortraits of Survival and Hope$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Donald Miller

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780520234925

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520234925.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.california.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of California Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CALSO for personal use.date: 11 August 2020

Fighting for Survival

Fighting for Survival

The War of Independence in Nagorno-Karabakh

Chapter:
(p.61) 3 Fighting for Survival
Source:
Armenia
Author(s):

Donald E. Miller

Lorna Touryan Miller

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520234925.003.0004

This chapter gives an insight on the violence that spread in Armenia and narrates stories of people who survived in spite of the traumatic experience, and how they raised army against Azeri invasion. Although Armenians put up a fighting force, they always felt threatened by the Azeri troops, who, 1992, occupied almost half of Nagorno-Karabakh's territory. In response to this, Armenians launched an all-out offensive in the spring of 1993. The chapter also discusses how Russia played a key role in the war on Armenia. It appeared that Russian domination was best achieved by supporting both Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh, playing one side against the other and thereby keeping them both weak.

Keywords:   Armenia, Azeri, war, independence, Russia, violence

California Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.