The Armenians of Iran: The Paradoxical Role of a Minority in a Dominant Culture ; Articles and Documents

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Cosroe Chaquèri
Center for Middle Eastern Studies of Harvard University, 1998 - Social Science - 409 pages
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The first survey in English of the life of Armenian-Iranians up to modern times, this book concentrates on their recent history in and their contributions to the political developments of Iran, as well as their increased suffering in that country's twentieth-century history.

The documents included in this volume, translated from Armenian, Russian, and French, are testimony to the valuable contributions Armenian-Iranian thinkers have made to the development of modern political thought in twentieth-century Iran.

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Contents

The Armenian Community
27
Armenians in NineteenthCentury Iran
54
ArmenianIranians and the Birth of Iranian Socialism
77
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About the author (1998)

Cosroe Chaqueri is an independent historian living in exile in France. He has a Ph.D. in Socioeconomic History from the University of Sorbonne. His most recent book is "The Soviet Socialist Republic of Iran, 1920-1921" (Pittsburgh University Press).

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