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Armenia

Florian Grotz and Maria Rodriguez‐McKey

in Elections in Asia and the Pacific: A Data Handbook: Volume I: Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249589
eISBN:
9780191600029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924958X.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Includes all relevant information on national elections and referendums held in Azerbaijan since 1991. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Azerbaijan's political history, outlines the evolution ... More


The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus

Charles King

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195177756
eISBN:
9780199870127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177756.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Caucasus mountains rise at the intersection of Europe, Russia, and the Middle East. A land of astonishing natural beauty and a dizzying array of ancient cultures, the Caucasus for most of the ... More


Armenia and Azerbaijan: Anatomy of a Rivalry

Laurence Broers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450522
eISBN:
9781474476546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450522.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict is the longest-running dispute in Eurasia. This study looks beyond tabloid tropes of ‘frozen conflict’ or ‘Russian land-grab’, to unpack both unresolved territorial ... More


 Time of Troubles

Charles King

in The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195177756
eISBN:
9780199870127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177756.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The 1970s and 1980s were characterized by the long tenure in office of important Communist Party secretaries in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia, including Heydar Aliyev and Eduard Shevardnadze. All ... More


Conclusion: Continental Shift

Charles King

in The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195177756
eISBN:
9780199870127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177756.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Can the Caucasus ever be considered part of Europe? This concluding chapter assesses the future directions of politics and society in the Caucasus, both the three independent countries of the south ... More


Introduction: Beyond ‘Frozen Conflict’

Laurence Broers

in Armenia and Azerbaijan: Anatomy of a Rivalry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450522
eISBN:
9781474476546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450522.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter familiarises the reader with the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict, and situates the conflict within the wider field of post-Soviet territorial disputes. It introduces the main ... More


A Violent Unravelling

Laurence Broers

in Armenia and Azerbaijan: Anatomy of a Rivalry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450522
eISBN:
9781474476546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450522.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides background on the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict as it unfolded in 1988-1994. Rather than a chronological narrative, the chapter tells the story of these events through the prism ... More


Questionable Borders

Laurence Broers

in Armenia and Azerbaijan: Anatomy of a Rivalry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450522
eISBN:
9781474476546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450522.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter situates today’s reluctance to contemplate territorial compromises in the multiple and contested territorialisations of both republics throughout the twentieth century. Loosely deploying ... More


Borderland into Cornerstone

Laurence Broers

in Armenia and Azerbaijan: Anatomy of a Rivalry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450522
eISBN:
9781474476546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450522.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter homes in on the disputed territory of Nagorny Karabakh, and its role in post-Soviet Armenian and Azerbaijani geopolitical cultures. It shows how Nagorny Karabakh has been an unstable ... More


Displacements

Laurence Broers

in Armenia and Azerbaijan: Anatomy of a Rivalry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450522
eISBN:
9781474476546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450522.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter engages with the human consequences of the territorial imaginings examined in the previous chapter: the ethnic cleansing of populations whose presence did not accord with exclusive ... More


Regime Politics and Rivalry

Laurence Broers

in Armenia and Azerbaijan: Anatomy of a Rivalry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450522
eISBN:
9781474476546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450522.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the much-debated question of conflict and democratization. It argues that over its first quarter-century the Armenian-Azerbaijani rivalry was sustained by the interactions of ... More


Truncated Asymmetry

Laurence Broers

in Armenia and Azerbaijan: Anatomy of a Rivalry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450522
eISBN:
9781474476546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450522.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter engages with the puzzle presented by the apparent sustainability of an asymmetric rivalry. Across most material parameters Azerbaijan is significantly larger than Armenia, establishing ... More


An Exception in Eurasia

Laurence Broers

in Armenia and Azerbaijan: Anatomy of a Rivalry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450522
eISBN:
9781474476546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450522.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses the international politics of the Armenian-Azerbaijani rivalry, arguing that it is a significant exception to the wider pattern of Russian-Western geopolitical competition in ... More


‘Land for Peace’

Laurence Broers

in Armenia and Azerbaijan: Anatomy of a Rivalry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450522
eISBN:
9781474476546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450522.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the trajectory and problems associated with the Minsk Process, the peace process addressing the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict under the auspices of the Organization for Security ... More


Afterword: Rivalry Unending?

Laurence Broers

in Armenia and Azerbaijan: Anatomy of a Rivalry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450522
eISBN:
9781474476546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450522.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This afterword reflects on the book’s main findings, arguing that the persistence of the Armenian-Azerbaijani rivalry needs to be explained by the convergence of international, strategic, domestic ... More


Introduction

Donald E. Miller and Lorna Touryan Miller

in Armenia: Portraits of Survival and Hope

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234925
eISBN:
9780520929142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234925.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introduction discusses the journey and struggle of the author and his colleagues in Armenia in how they set up their office, and how they conducted and monitored their research, which was ... More


Random Violence: Pogroms in Azerbaijan

Donald E. Miller and Lorna Touryan Miller

in Armenia: Portraits of Survival and Hope

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234925
eISBN:
9780520929142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234925.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Riots and pogroms ignited in Armenia, both in Sumgait and the capital city, Baku. Due to these kinds of violence, Armenians were forced to leave. Before the Sumgait pogroms, Armenians had lived ... More


The Transformation of Muslim Mystical Thought in the Ottoman Empire: The Rise of the Halveti Order, 1350-1650

John J. Curry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639236
eISBN:
9780748653225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639236.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

One of more poorly understood aspects of the history of the Ottoman Empire has been the flourishing of Sufi mysticism under its auspices. This study tracks the evolution of the Halvetî order from its ... More


Funerary Practice and Local Interaction on the Imperial Frontier, First Century CE: A Case Study in the Şərur Valley, Azerbaijan

Selin E. Nugent

in Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400844
eISBN:
9781683401209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400844.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The rugged, mountainous landscapes dividing the Parthian and Roman Empires routinely served as an arena for military campaigns and violent conflict between empires competing for territorial ... More


Postscript: Latinization and Refili’s “The Window” onto Soviet Azerbaijan

Leah Feldman

in On the Threshold of Eurasia: Revolutionary Poetics in the Caucasus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726507
eISBN:
9781501726514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726507.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This postscript discusses the poetry of Mikayil Refili through his collection “The Window” penned in the new Latin alphabet after the Latinization reforms, which severed supranational ties to the ... More


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