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David Marshall Lang

David Marshall Lang (6 May 1924 – 20 March 1991), was a Armenian and ancient Bulgarian history.

David M. Lang was educated at Columbia University and in 1965 he was a visiting Professor in Caucasian Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Between 1962 and 1964 he was Honorary Secretary of the Royal Asiatic Society of London. He visited the Soviet republic of Armenia three times during the 1960s and 1970s.

For a long time, he directed the Caucasian Studies Department at the University of London,[1] and lectured in Caucasian languages and history at Cambridge and various universities around the world.[2]

Notable work

  • The Last Years of the Georgian Monarchy, 1658-1832 (New York: Columbia University Press, 1957)
  • First Russian Radical, Alexander Radischev, 1749-1802 (London: George Allen & Unwin, 1959)
  • A Modern History of Georgia (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1962)
  • The Georgians (New York: Praeger, 1966)
  • Armenia: Cradle of Civilization (London: George Allen & Unwin, 1970)
  • The Peoples of the Hills: Ancient Ararat and Caucasus by Charles Allen Burney and D.M. Lang (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1971)
  • Bulgarians: From Pagan Times to the Ottoman Conquest (London: Thames and Hudson, 1976)
  • Lives and Legends of the Georgian Saints (New York: Crestwood, 1976)
  • The Armenians: A People in Exile (London: Allen and Unwin, 1981)
  • Armenia and Karabagh: the Struggle for Unity (London: Minority Rights Group, 1991)

Notes

  1. ^ by Prof. Elguja KhintibidzeGeorgian Literature in European Scholarship
  2. ^ Library of Congress website

See also

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