Hovannisian, Richard G.

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HOVANNISIAN, Richard G. American, b. 1932. Genres: History. Career: Professor of Armenian and Near Eastern History, 1969-, Holder, Armenian Educational Foundation Chair in Modern Armenian History, 1987-, University of California, Los Angeles (Lecturer in Armenian Studies, 1962-69; Associate Director of Near Eastern Center, 1979-95). Member of Editorial Board, Armenian Review, International Journal of Middle East Studies, Ararat, and Haigazian Armenological Review, Beirut. Professor of History, Mount Saint Mary College, Los Angeles, CA, 1965-69. Publications: Armenia on the Road to Independence, 1967, 4th ed., 1984; The Republic of Armenia, vol. I, 1971, 4th ed., 1996, vol. II, 1982, vols. III-IV, 1996; The Armenian Holocaust, 1978; The Armenian Image in History and Literature, 1982; (ed. with S. Vryonis Jr.) Islam's Understanding of Itself, 1983; Ethics in Islam, 1985; The Armenian Genocide in Perspective, 1986; The Armenian Genocide: History, Politics, Ethics, 1991; Poetry and Mysticism in Islam: The Heritage of Rumi, 1994; The "Thousand and One Nights" in Arabic Literature and Society, 1997; The Armenian People from Ancient to Modern Times, 2 vols., 1997; The Persian Presence in Islam, 1998; Remembrance and Denial: The Case of the Armenian Genocide, 1998; Religion and Culture in Medieval Islam, 1999; Enlightenment and Diaspora, 1999; Armenian Van/Vaspurakan, 2000; Armenian Baghesh/Bitlis and Taron/Mush, 2001; Armenian Tsopk/Kharpert, 2002; Armenian Karin Erzetum, 2003; Looking Backward, Moving Forward: Confronting the Armenian Genocide, 2003. Address: Dept. of History, University of California, 405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, U.S.A.