Armenian Women: Overview
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Any discussion of Armenian women must take into consideration that they have been part of a large minority dispersed in the Ottoman Empire and Iran, concentrated in Anatolia, Iranian Azerbaijan, and Isfahan, and after the First World War in Arab …

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Berberian, Houri, “Armenian Women: Overview”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 17 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2009

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