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Harvard Armenian Texts and Studies 7

Torn between Two Lands

Armenians in America, 1890 to World War I

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$13.50 • £10.95 • €12.00

ISBN 9780674895416

Publication Date: 01/01/1988


378 pages

34 Halftones, 10 Tables

Harvard Armenian Texts and Studies


  • List of Illustrations
  • Map
  • I. The Old World
    • 1. Antecedents
    • 2. In the Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Empire
    • 3. The Armenian Awakening
  • II. The Migration
    • 4. Leaving the Old Country
    • 5. Routes and Reactions
  • III. The Terms of Settlement
    • 6. The Economic Base: First Employment
    • 7. The Economic Base: Success on Both Coasts
    • 8. The Physical Adjustment
    • 9. The Social Matrix: Family, Societies, Clubs
    • 10. The Churches of the Immigrants
  • IV. Politics: The Call of the Homeland
    • 11. The Hamidean Massacres, 1894–1896
    • 12. Deterioration and Turmoil, 1897–1907
    • 13. The Political Parties: An Analysis
    • 14. To World War 1, 1908–1914
  • V. Acculturation
    • 15. Becoming Armenian Americans
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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