The Crossing Place: A Journey Among the Armenians
After centuries of prominence as a world power, Armenia has withstood every attempt during the 20th century to destroy it. With a name redolent both of dim antiquity and of a modern world and its tensions, the Armenians founded a civilization and underwent a diaspora that brought many of the great ideas of the East to Western Europe. Today, shrunk to a tenth of its former size and wracked by war with Azerbaijan and by earthquakes, its people still retain one of the world's most fascinating and misunderstood cultures.
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This 1993 work opens with the author happening on a human bone while in E Turkey. "Armenians!" explains a local shepherd, harking back to the 1915 genocide as, in an early episode of 'ethnic cleansing ... Read full review
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This is a wonderful book. As a result of reading it I know so much more about Armenia and the Armenia people especially in the diaspora within the Middle East. One revelation for me was finding out ... Read full review