A Concise History of the Armenian People
Bournoutian, George A.
Mazda Publishers, Incorporated, 2006, fifth edition, 512 pages. ISBN 1-56859-141-1.
The book examines the history of the Armenians in relation to that of the rest of the world. The first part of the study discusses the origins of the Armenians. It also examines Christianity in Armenia and the development of an alphabet and literature. The work then continues with the history of Armenia during the Arab, Turkish and Mongol periods. The second part concentrates on the Armenian communities in the Near East from 1500-1918. It also details the Armenian Diaspora around the world. The study concludes with the history of the modern-era Armenian republics.