Review / Description
AWARDS OF ARMENIA, from 1918 – 1939.
Authors: Amatun Virabyan and Nika Babayan
History of the first Armenian state awards, narrated in this book, is the history of Armenia from 1918 to the beginning of the Second World War in miniature.
Images of some awards and their varieties are published for the first time and will certainly be a real discovery for specialists of phaleristics. Still, it is quite obvious that there are several awards of the above mentioned period, about which the authors have very little or no information at all. Most supposedly, after the publication of this book, the authors have to republish it urgently, at least we want to believe and hope for it.
The book is written and printed in three languages: Armenian, Russian and English. The book is addressed to specialists in faleristics, collectors and all those who are interested in history of Armenia.
The authors of the book express. their deep gratitude to the directors of the State Museum of History of Armenia and Yerevan History Museum for provided materials and opportunity to work with the exhibits and in the storages of the museums…
…The present book is the first attempt to give specialists, collectors, people who are interested in the Armenian history a general idea about the awards of Armenia and the Armenian Apostolic Church.
During 2011 two more books on awards of the Soviet Armenia from 1920 to 1991 and Republic of Armenia from 1991 to 2011 will be published successively…