Cultivating Nationhood in Imperial Russia: The Periodical Press and the Formation of a Modern Armenian Identity. By Lisa Khachaturian. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 2009. ix, 241 pp. Notes. Bibliography. Index. $49.95, hard bound.

@article{Werth2010CultivatingNI,
  title={Cultivating Nationhood in Imperial Russia: The Periodical Press and the Formation of a Modern Armenian Identity. By Lisa Khachaturian. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 2009. ix, 241 pp. Notes. Bibliography. Index. \$49.95, hard bound.},
  author={P. Werth},
  journal={Slavic Review},
  year={2010},
  volume={69},
  pages={241 - 242}
}
  • P. Werth
  • Published 2010
  • History
  • Slavic Review
This book highlights the role of the Russian empire as a catalyst in the articulation of modern conceptions of nationhood among eastern Armenians. Focusing on four prominent Armenian-language journals from 1858 to 1901, Lisa Khachaturian traces die efforts of a new generation of Armenian journalists and writers "to transform their geographically, socially, and linguistically fragmented communities threatened by regional isolation and dissent, into a patriotic and nationally conscious population… Expand