Gerontology

Gerontology

If in traditional societies care for the old and feeble was completely imposed over the institution of a family, the age of individual freedom and greater...

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A boy is OK, a girl is not

The discrimination starts at the time of birth. Marriage in Azerbaijan, as sacred as it is in many other cultures of the world today, brings with it another set of responsibilities, but more so for the bride than the groom.

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Molokans

In 1830, Tsar Nikolai I published an edict banishing dissenters to the edge of the rapidly expanding Russian empire and for the next sixty-years, tens of...

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1991

The Azerbaijan Democratic Republic proclaimed its independence in 1918. The country was incorporated into the Soviet Union in 1920 as the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic. The...

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