Resources

For researchers and the culturally curious alike, the Foundation believes the following resources will prove to be very interesting. The Foundation’s own Azerbaijani Heritage Center is a wonderful compendium of cultural and historical resources.

Reading List

Altstadt, Audrey L. The Azerbaijani Turks: Power and Identity Under Russian Rule. Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 1992.

Atkin, Muriel. Russia and Iran, 1780-1828. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1980.

Baddeley, J. F. The Russian Conquest of the Caucasus. General Books LLC: New York, 2010.

Bey, Essad.  Schuster, Elsa, tr. Blood and Oil in the Orient. Simon & Schuster: New York, 1937.

Breyfogle, Nicholas B. Heretics and Colonizers: Forging Russia’s Empire in the South Caucasus Cornell University Press, 2011

Brzezinski, Zbigniew. The Grand Chessboard. USA: Basic Books, 1997.

Cornell, Svante. Small Nations and Great Powers: A Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict in the Caucasus (Caucasus World). Routledge/Curzon, 2001.

Crichton-Miller, Emily. Special Report: Azeri Artists Take on the World. The New York Times, 2009.

de Waal, Thomas. Black Garden: Armenia and Azerbaijan through Peace and War. NYU Press, 2004.

de Waal, Thomas. The Caucasus: An Introduction. USA: Oxford University Press, 2010

Dumas, Alexandre. Adventures in the Caucasus. New York: Peter Owen, 1963.

Elliot, Mark. Azerbaijan with Georgia. United Kingdom: Trailblazer Publications, 1999.

Fawcett, L.L. Iran and the Cold War: The Azerbaijani Crisis of 1946. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1992.

Goltz, Thomas. Azerbaijan Diary. New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1998.

Goltz, Thomas. Requiem for a would-be republic: The rise and demise of the former Soviet Republic of Azerbaijan: A personal account of the years 1991-1993. Istanbul: The Isis Press, 1994.

Grant, Bruce. The Captive and the Gift: Cultural Histories of Sovereignty in Russia and the Caucasus (Culture and Society After Socialism). USA: Cornell University Press, 2009.

Hille. State Building and Conflict Resolution in the Caucasus (Eurasian Studies Library). USA: BRILL, 2010.

Hopkirk, Peter. The Great Game. USA: Kodansha America, 1994.

Huseynov, Tabib. Resolving Ethno-Territorial Conflicts: A Case for Mountainous Karabakh. VDM Verlag, 2008.

Ingram, Edward. The Beginning of the Great Game in Asia, 1828-1834. Oxford, 1979.

Isgenderli, Anar. REALITIES OF AZERBAIJAN 1917-1920. Xlibris, 2011.

Ismayilov, Ibrahim. Nagorno-Karabakh: Ethnic Conflict or Geopolitics?: Exploring the dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, 2010.

Kazemzadeh, Firuz. The struggle for Transcaucasia, 1917-1921. Hyperion Press, 1981.

Kruger, Heiko. The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: A Legal Analysis. Springer, 2010.

Lewis, G.L., tr. The Book of Dede Korkut. London: Penguin, 1974.

Lynch, Dov. Engaging Eurasia’s Separatist States: Unresolved Conflicts and De Facto States. United States Institute of Peace, 2004.

Minorskyii, V. History of Shirvan and Darband. Cambridge University, 1958.

Mostashari, Firouzeh. On the Religious Frontier: Tsarist Russia and Islam in the Caucasus. London: I.B. Taruis, 2006.

Murinson, Alexander. Jews in Azerbaijan: a History Spanning Three Millennia

Nuriyev, Elkhan. The South Caucasus At The Crossroads: Conflicts, Caspian Oil And Great Power Politics. Germany: Lit Verlag, 2007.

Said, Kurban. Ali and Nino. New York: Overlook Press, 1999.

Sattarov, Rufat. Islam, State, and Society in Independent Azerbaijan: Between Historical Legacy and Post-Soviet Reality. Germany: Reichert Verlag, 2009.

Schuster, Elsa, tr. Blood and Oil in the Orient. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1937.

Swietochowski, Tadeusz. Russia and Azerbaijan: A Borderland in Transition. New York: Columbia University Press, 1995.

Swietochowski, Tadeusz. Russian Azerbaijan, 1905-1920: The Shaping of National Identity in a Muslim Community. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1985.

Tagiyeva, Roya. Azerbaijan Carpets. 1999.

Van der Leeuw, Charles. Azerbaijan: A Quest for Identity (Caucasus World). Palgrave Macmillan, 2000.

Van der Leeuw, Charles. Oil and Gas in the Caucasus and Caspian: A History. Great Britain: Curzon Press, 2000. .

Wright, Richard E. Caucasian Carpets and Covers: The Weaving Culture. London: Hali Publications, 1995.

Wright, Richard E. “On the Origins of Caucasian Village Rugs,” Oriental Rug Review. Vol. 10, No. 4 (April/May 1990).

Yergin, Daniel. The Prize. New York: Buccaneer Books, 1994.

Zbigniew, Brzezinski. The Grand Chessboard. USA: Basic Books, 1997.

Online Resources

American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages, Azeri Language Resources: http://www.princeton.edu/~turkish/aatt/azeri.htm

Azerbaijan International: http://azer.com/index.html

Azerbaijan International’s Uzeyir Hajibeyov Site: http://hajibeyov.com

Encyclopedia Britannica: http://www.britannica.com/

International Finance Corporation:http://www.doingbusiness.org/data/exploreeconomies/azerbaijan/

Library of Congress, Azerbaijan Resources:http://www.loc.gov/law/help/guide/nations/azerbaijan.php

Mugham Society of America: http://www.mugham.net/

U.S. Department of State: http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_978.html

WorldBank: http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTPROSPECTS/Resources/334934-1199807908806/Azerbaijan.pdf

Mugam Radio: http://www.mugamradio.az/about-mugam/mugam-history

Videos

An American’s experience of Azerbaijan, directed and produced by Anar Garibov, 2013
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79TzWy5kcL8

About Azerbaijan, six non-Azerbaijanis sharing perspectives on Azerbaijan, directed and produced by Anar Garibov, 2010

How did Azerbaijan get its name?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efZMKFYVCz4

CNN and Azerbaijan during the Collapse of the Soviet Union, 1991
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nDrit0sfdw

Azerbaijani pomegranate festival
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brpDXSgazRg

Azerbaijan’s oil gateway
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eoDjFASOuhs

The contemporary Azerbaijani economy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6Llc4l8pWA

Chess—the national sport of Azerbaijan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkfCbG3Oy3s

Nowruz in Azerbaijan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWwY2_TzreI

The Azerbaijani Democratic Republic: The first democratic and secular republic in the Muslim world
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlvDCc45gGg

Azerbaijan carpets
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-tLF0bh-DU

Mugam: Azerbaijan’s unique folk music
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGBBz7BzWEQ

Baku Scenes, 1950-1970 part one
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kved38Re2SM

Baku Scenes, 1950-1970 part two
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEaDdo00hJ8

Blessed Crescent and Star—A documentary film about the Azerbaijani Flag
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFrVK_V06ns

Facilities

Contact in advance.

Consulate General of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles
11766 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1410
Los Angeles, Calif. 90025
(310) 444-9101
http://www.azconsulatela.org/

Washington, D.C., Public Library
District of Columbia Public Library
901 G St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 727-0321
http://www.dclibrary.org/

Embassy of Azerbaijan
2741 34th Street Northwest
Washington D.C. 20008
(202) 337-3500
http://www.azembassy.us/new/

The George Washington University, Global Resources Center
2130 H Street, NW
Suite 708
Washington, D.C. 20052
(202) 994-7105
http://www.gelman.gwu.edu/collections/GRC

Karabakh Foundation
1128 16th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 457-1450
www.KarabakhFoundation.org

Library of Congress, African & Middle Eastern Reading Room
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Thomas Jefferson Building, LJ 220
Washington, D.C. 20540
(202) 707-9779
http://www.loc.gov/rr/amed/

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations
The Chrysler Building
405 Lexington Avenue, 5th floor
New York, N.Y. 10174
(212) 457-1751
http://www.unaoc.org

United States-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce
1212 Potomac Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 333-8702
http://www.usacc.org

Urban Institute Library
2100 M Street, NW, #500 
Washington, D.C. 20037
(202) 261-5688
http://www.urban.org/

U.S. Azeris Network
Nevada, New York, Texas, and Washington, D.C.
http://www.usazeris.org

World Bank InfoShop
701 18th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20433
(202) 458-4500
http://bit.ly/K1IJRd

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