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Björn Kumm's Note

CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

Library of Congress Country Profile.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

World Guide (Montevideo)

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Central Asia/Caucasus Institute.

Countrywatch: Armenia.


WWW Virtual Library.

In the Library: Articles

Altstad, Audrey L. "Nagorno-Karabagh, 'apple of discord' in the Azerbaijan SSR," Central Asian Survey 7,4 (1988):63-78.

__________. "O patria mia: national conflict in mountainous Karabagh," in W.R. Duncan & G.P. Holman (eds.) Ethnic Nationalism & Regional Conflict: The Former Soviet Union & Yugoslavia (Boulder CO: Westview, 1994).

Arlen, Michael. "Faucet sales & crush syndrome," Nation (4/24/89):548-56. Armenia near the end of Soviet rule.

Ascherson, Neal. “In the black garden,” NY Review of Books (11/20/03): 37-42.

Bremmer, Ian & Cory Welt. "Armenia's new autocrats," Journal of Democracy 8,3 (7/97):77-92.

Dadrian, Vahakn N. "The Armenian Genocide in Official Turkish Records," Journal of Political & Military Sociology 2,1 (1994).

Isaryan, Drastamat. "Armenia: until there are no more trees," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 50,1 (1-2/94):28-32. On fuel shortage & plans to build a pipeline.

Karakashian, M. "Armenia: a country's history of challenges," Journal of Social Issues 54,2 (sum 98):381-92.

Laitin, David D. & Ronald Suny. "Armenia & Azerbaijan: thinking a way out of Karabakh," Middle East Policy 7,1 (10/99):145-.

Maggs, William Ward. "Armenia & Azerbaijan: looking toward the Middle East," Current History 92, 570 (1/93):6-12.

Neame, C. et al. "Armenia: land privatization & its attendant problems," Outlook on Agriculture 25,3 (9/96):165-69.

Perera, Judith. "The struggle for the Karabagh-an end in sight," Middle
East Report

Usher, Graham. "The fate of small nations: the Karabagh conflict ten years
later," Middle East Report 213 (winter 1999).

Vardanian, Astghik. "Armenia's choice," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 52,4 (7-8/96):50-55. On restarting of a troubled nuclear power plant.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Armenia, Azerbaijan & Nagorno Karabakh: State Sovereignty vs. Self-Determination (Washington: US Institute of Peace, 1992).

Alderson, Andrew (ed.). Armenia: the Agony, the Hope (London: Express Newspapers, 1989).

Arlen, Michael. Passage to Ararat: An Armenian Memoir (NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1975).

Baliozian, Ara. Armenia Observed (NY: Ararat, 1979).

Bremmer, Ian. & Ray Taras (eds.) New States, New Politics: Building the Post-Soviet Nations (NY: Campridge, 1997).

Brook, Stephen. Claws of the Crab: Georgia & Armenia in Crisis (London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1992).

Chorbajian, Levon; Patrick Donabedian & Claude Mutafian. The Caucasian Knot: The History & Geopolitics of Nagorno Karabagh (London: Zed, 1994).

Cox, Caroline & John Eibner. Ethnic Cleansing in Progress: War in Nagorno Karabakh (Washington: Institute for Religious Minorities in the Islamic World, 1993).

Croissant, Michael P. The Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict: Causes & Implications (Westport CT: Praeger, 1998).

De Wall, Thomas. Black Garden: Armenia & Azerbaijan Through Peace and War (NY: NYU, 2003).

Hewsen, Robert H. & Christopher C. Salvatico. Armenia: A Historical Atlas (Chicago: U. Chicago, 2001).

Lanne, Peter. Armenia: the First Genocide of the 20th C. (Munich: Institute for Armenian Studies, 1979).

Libaridian, Gerard J. (ed.) Armenia at the Crossroads: Democracy & Nationhood in the Post-Soviet Era (Watertown MA: Blue Crane, 1991).

Marashlian, Levon. Politics & Demography: Armenians, Turks, & Kurds in the Ottoman Empire (Cambridge MA: Zoryan Institute, 1991).

Masih, Joseph R.& Robert O. Krikorian. Armenia: At the Crossroads (Amsterdam: Harwood Academic, 1999).

Miller, Donald E. & Lorna Touryan Miller. Armenia: Portraits of Survival & Hope (Berkeley: U of California Press, 2003).

Oganesian, N.O. The Karabakh Problem: Factors, Criteria, Variants of Solution (Yerevan: Zangak, 1999).

Suny, Ronald. Armenia in the 20th C. (Chico CA: Scholars, 1983).

__________. Looking Toward Ararat: Armenia in Modern History (Bloomington: Indiana U, 1993).

Verluise, Pierre. Armenia in Crisis: The 1988 Earthquake (Detroit: Wayne State U., 1995).

Walker, Christopher J. Armenia: The Survival of a Nation (rev. ed.; NY: St. Martin's, 1990).

__________. Armenia & Karabagh: The Struggle for Unity (London: Minority Rights Group, 1991).

Wesselink, Egbert. Armenia after the 1996 Presidential Elections (Geneva: UNHCR, 1997).

Wilson, Neil. Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan (Oakland CA : Lonely Planet, 2000).

In the Library: Fiction

Ashjian, Sarkis. Classical Armenian Short Stories (Beirut: Aramazt, 1959).

de Vasconcelos, Erika. Between the Stillness & the Grove: A Novel (Toronto: Knopf Canada, 2000).

Glagoleva, Fainna (trans.) We of the Mountains: Armenian Short Stories (Moscow: Progress, 1972).

Groseclose, Elgin. Ararat (3rd ed.; Elgin IL: David C. Cook, 1977).

Hacikyan, Agop Jack. A Summer Without Dawn: An Armenian Epic (London: Saqi, 2000).

Shaginian, Aleksandr. Pogrom: A Novel of Armenian History (trans. David Floyd; Chicago, Edition q, 1994).

T'ot'ovents, Vahan. Tell Me, Bella: A Selection of Stories (London: Mashtots, 1972).

Zohrap, Grigor. Voice of Conscience: the Stories of Krikor Zohrab (NY: St. Vartan, 1983).

In the Library: For Young Readers

Cretan, Gladys Yessayan. Because I Promised (Nashville: Abingdon, 1970).

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

Berndt, Jerry. Armenia: Portraits of Survival (n.p. 1994).

Tcholakian, Arthur. Armenia: State, People, Life (NY: Paradon, 1975).

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Armenia: Breaking Free" [1991], KCBS News Special Report.

"Bread from Stone" [1990], dir. Melissa Young, 28m. From Moving Images. Spirited response of people in aftermath of 12/88 earthquake in NW Armenia.

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