Mardigian Library Open by Appointment
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Gha-ra-bagh! The National Democratic Movement in Armenia (1997)

Gha-ra-bagh! The National Democratic Movement in Armenia (1997)

Mark Malkasian discusses Gha-ra-bagh! The Emergence of the National Democratic Movement in Armenia, which chronicles the initial stages of the former Soviet Union's first mass national democratic movement. The popular ground swell, which came to be known as the Karabagh movement, transformed the political consciousness of Soviet Armenians and led them to challenge the legitimacy of the Soviet system.

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Spotlight on Karabagh (1995)

Spotlight on Karabagh (1995)

From 1995, Prof. Levon Chorbajian of the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, co-author of The Caucasian Knot: The History and Geo-Politics of Nagorno-Karabagh, addresses the issues behind the conflict that will have to be addressed if peace is to come to the area. The historical and political realities and how each side perceives its vital national interest are examined.

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