Ethnicity

The First Oil Boom in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century and Its Impact on the Cosmopolitan Nature of Baku

Edited from: “Baku: From Cosmopolitan City to National Capital of Azerbaijan”
by Shamkhal Abilov, Qafqaz University

Keywords: oil, Baku, ethnic minorities, religion, Jews, Russians, Armenians

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The Ethnic Riots of 1905 and 1918 in Baku and Their Origins

Edited from: “Baku: From Cosmopolitan City to National Capital of Azerbaijan”
by Shamkhal Abilov, Qafqaz University

Keywords: Baku, ethnic riots, Musavat, Shaumian, Dashnak Party, March Events, the Wild Division

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Cosmopolitan Baku During the Soviet Period

Edited from: “Baku: From Cosmopolitan City to National Capital of Azerbaijan”
by Shamkhal Abilov, Qafqaz University

Keywords: Baku, Soviet era, proletariat, Bakintsi, Jews, Armenians, ethnic minorities, migration

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Baku as a National Capital of Independent Azerbaijan

Edited from: “Baku: From Cosmopolitan City to National Capital of Azerbaijan”
by Shamkhal Abilov, Qafqaz University

Keywords: Baku, Nagorno Karabakh War, displacement, migration, emigration, refugees, population, diversity

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Cultural and Social Background of the City of Tbilisi

Edited from: “Contesting the Religious Landscape: Social and Cultural Background of Discourses on Georgianization of the Armenian Churches in Tbilisi”
by Yulia Antonyan, Yerevan State University

Keywords: Tbilisi, multi-ethnic, religious landscape, secularization

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Geographic Crossroads

Edited from: “‘The Caucasus is in the Hands of Revolutionaries’: Circulation, Connections, and the Caucasian Armenians”
by Houri Berberian, California State University, Long Beach

Keywords: Caucasus, Ottoman, Iran, Russian, Eastern Mediterranean, crossroads, multi-ethnic, Silk Road, Ottoman

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Armenian Revolutionaries

Edited from: “‘The Caucasus is in the Hands of Revolutionaries’: Circulation, Connections, and the Caucasian Armenians”
by Houri Berberian, California State University, Long Beach

Keywords: revolutionaries, ARF, socialist, Caucasus, Iran, Ottoman, Dashnaktsutiun, Rostum, Duman, Khachaturian, mujahidin, Caucasus, Iran, Russia, Khecho

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A Brief Characterization of the Azerbaijani Intelligentsia

Edited from: “The Move South: the Emergence of Baku as a Socio-Cultural and Educational Center of the Late-Nineteenth-Early Twentieth Century Azerbaijani Turkish Intelligentsia”
by Aimee Dobbs, Indiana University

Keywords: Azerbaijani Turkish intelligentsia, ulema, indigenous elite

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Facilitators of Educational and Socio-Conceptual Change in Baku During the Modern Age

Edited from: “The Move South: the Emergence of Baku as a Socio-Cultural and Educational Center of the Late-Nineteenth-Early Twentieth Century Azerbaijani Turkish Intelligentsia”
by Aimee Dobbs, Indiana University

Keywords: Urban Reform, Duma, voting enfranchisement, three-tier system, Shi’a məclis, education

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Modern Schools in Baku

Edited from: “The Move South: the Emergence of Baku as a Socio-Cultural and Educational Center of the Late-Nineteenth-Early Twentieth Century Azerbaijani Turkish Intelligentsia”
by Aimee Dobbs, Indiana University

Keywords: Baku, Modern school, modernization campaign, night schools, Russification, Kaspii

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The Georgian of Fereydan

Edited from: “Fereydan, Saingilo, and the Local Construction of Cross-Border Nationality”
by Claire Kaiser,University of Pennsylvania

Keywords: Fereydan, repatriation, Soviet-Iran relations, K’axet’i

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The Georgian in Saingilo

Edited from: “Fereydan, Saingilo, and the Local Construction of Cross-Border Nationality”
by Claire Kaiser,University of Pennsylvania

Keywords: Saingilo, Ingilo, Forced assimilation

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Comparison Between the Fereydan and Ingilo Georgians

Edited from: “Fereydan, Saingilo, and the Local Construction of Cross-Border Nationality”
by Claire Kaiser,University of Pennsylvania

Keywords: Fereydan, Ingilo, Georgia

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Definition of Dekady

Edited from: “The Dekady of the Art of the Caucasian Republics, 1937-1944″
by Isabelle Kaplan, Georgetown University

Keywords: dekada, Moscow, Stalin, Friendship of the Peoples, nationalities policy, bratskii

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Nation Building and the Dekada

Edited from: “The Dekady of the Art of the Caucasian Republics, 1937-1944″
by Isabelle Kaplan, Georgetown University

Keywords: dekady, nationalities policy, Soviet, Stalin, imagined community, Moscow, Azerbaijan

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Participation of Azeribaijan and Georgia in the Dekady

Edited from: “The Dekady of the Art of the Caucasian Republics, 1937-1944″
by Isabelle Kaplan, Georgetown University

Keywords: dekada, socialism, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Stalin, opera, Ker-oglu, Arshin Mal Alan, Leyli & Mejnun, Nizami

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Music as a Universal Language

Edited from: “The Dekady of the Art of the Caucasian Republics, 1937-1944″
by Isabelle Kaplan, Georgetown University

Keywords: dekady, Soviet, opera, Druzhba Naradov, campaign, Moscow, music, nationalities policy, Armenia, Azerbaijan

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International Relief in Transcaucasia: World War I

Edited from: “Transcaucasia and Transnational Relief and Resettlement in the Inter-War Period”
by Jo Laycock, Sheffield Hallam University

Keywords: Friends of Armenia , Near East Relief (NER), Lord Mayor’s Fund for Armenian Refugees (LMF), American Relief Administration (ARA), Armenian refugees

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Emergency Relief and ‘Temporary Measures’ in Transcaucausia in the Inter-War Period

Edited from: “Transcaucasia and Transnational Relief and Resettlement in the Inter-War Period”
by Jo Laycock, Sheffield Hallam University

Keywords: Near East Relief (NER), Friends of Armenia, the Friends (Quakers) Armenian Relief Mission, Baqubah refugees

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The Nansen Scheme

Edited from: “Transcaucasia and Transnational Relief and Resettlement in the Inter-War Period”
by Jo Laycock, Sheffield Hallam University

Keywords: Nansen Scheme, International Labour Organization (ILO), resettlement, Lord Mayor Fund (LMF)

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Kurds

Edited from: “Offences of the National Memory: Political Orientation and Ethnic Identity in the Soviet Azerbaijan”
by Shalala Mammadova, Baku State University

Keywords: Kurds, history, Soviet government, Turkey, Azerbaijan

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Talyshes

Edited from: “Offences of the National Memory: Political Orientation and Ethnic Identity in the Soviet Azerbaijan”
by Shalala Mammadova, Baku State University

Keywords: Talysh, history, Iran, Azerbaijan, Soviet government

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Tats

Edited from: “Offences of the National Memory: Political Orientation and Ethnic Identity in the Soviet Azerbaijan”
by Shalala Mammadova, Baku State University

Keywords: Tats, history, Turkey, Iran, Azerbajian, Soviet government

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The Genocide of the Armenians and the Jews

Edited from: “Armenians and Jews: Neighbors in Memory”
by Harutyun Marutyan, Institute of Archeology and Ethnography, National Academy of Sciences of Armenia

Keywords: Genocide, Holocaust, massacre

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The Duduk as a Symbol of Armenian National Identity

Edited from: “‘Light Your Fire!’: Armenia and Azerbaijan in the Eurovision Song Contest”
by Alyssa Mathias, University of California, Los Angeles

Keywords: balaban, duduk, Armenia, Azerbaijan, UNESCO, Eurovision, music

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Unity and Division: Azerbaijan in the 2012 Eurovision Song Context

Edited from: “‘Light Your Fire!’: Armenia and Azerbaijan in the Eurovision Song Contest”
by Alyssa Mathias, University of California, Los Angeles

Keywords: babalan, duduk, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Eurovision, Garabagh, political, music

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Ethnic Networks in the Informal Economies of Moscow

Edited from: “(Un)Welcome Guests: Caucasus Traders in Late Soviet Leningrad and Moscow”
by Jeff Sahadeo, Carleton University

Keywords: ethnoscape, ethnic, Azerbaijan, friendship of the peoples, Moscow, bounded solidarity

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