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Revolutionaries and the Printed Word

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: Marx, Das Capital, Russian, literacy, Ottoman, Caucasus, Iran, oil fields, Baku, hayduk, literacy, ARF, revolution

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Modern Printing Presses, Newspapers and Cultural Societies 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, Newspapers

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Role of Women in the Development of Literacy Programs

Edited from: “Mountains of Letters: Tracing Literacy Across the Early Soviet South Caucasus”
by Jeremy Johnson, University of Michigan

Keywords: literacy, reading rooms, women, Tbilisi, Baku

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Literacy as an Element of Sovietization

Edited from: “Mountains of Letters: Tracing Literacy Across the Early Soviet South Caucasus”
by Jeremy Johnson, University of Michigan

Keywords: literacy, print socialism, TSFSR, Soviet

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Orthographic and Political Literacy

Edited from: “Mountains of Letters: Tracing Literacy Across the Early Soviet South Caucasus”
by Jeremy Johnson, University of Michigan

Keywords: orthographic literacy, political literacy, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Soviet

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Pathways to Literacy

Edited from: “Mountains of Letters: Tracing Literacy Across the Early Soviet South Caucasus”
by Jeremy Johnson, University of Michigan

Keywords: Baku, Tbilisi, liktpunkt, TSFSR, reading, room, literacy, Armenia

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Molla Nǝsrǝddin: A Satirical Magazine

Edited from: “Snoopy and the Mulla, or No Laughing Matter?”
by Edward J. Lazzerini, Indiana University

Keywords: Molla Nǝsrǝddin, Azerbaijan, satire, social criticism, archetype

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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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The Georgian Feast: From Structure to History

Edited from: “The Literary Origins of the Georgian feast: The Cosmopolitan Poetics of a National Ritual”
by Harsha Ram, University of California, Berkeley

Keywords: Feast, toast, supra, Banquet, tamada

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The Poetry of Grigol Orbeliani

Edited from: “The Literary Origins of the Georgian Feast: The Cosmopolitan Poetics of a National Ritual”
by Harsha Ram, University of California, Berkeley

Keywords: Orbeliani, Zhukovskii, toast, bard, supra, tamadoba

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Linguistic Incongruence

Edited from: “Incongruent Strategies: Engagements with Humor and Identity in Contemporary Azerbaijani Art”
by Monica Steinberg, City University of New York

Keywords: Azerbaijan, Arabic, Turkish, Cyrillic

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Humor and Illusion: Bruce Lee and Bruce Lye

Edited from: “Incongruent Strategies: Engagements with Humor and Identity in Contemporary Azerbaijani Art”
by Monica Steinberg, City University of New York

Keywords: Huseynov, Bruce Lee, art, film, actor, Azerbaijan

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