ContentsChapter One: The role of memory in the system of national identity: some statements
Chapter Two: The 1915 genocide in the context of Armenian collective and historical memory
- On the concept of the past
- Collective memory in the context of interrelations of the past and present
- Collective and historical memory in commemorations
- To remember or to forget the "difficult" past?
Chapter Three: The popular association of the massacres in Sumgait with the Armenian genocide
- "We demand a just solution tot he Armenian cause"
- The genocide memorial in the context of the commemorative rituals of the Armenian people
- Wreaths as posters
- "The Armenian cause"
- "Stone-deaf world"
Chapter Four: Expression of collective and historical memory in the formulae of lament and emotions
Chapter Five: Popular perceptions of the implementation of the crimes in Sumgait and the disclosure, support, and punishment of those responsible
- Processions in commemoration of the Sumgait victims
- "Sumgait is a continuation of the Mets Yeghern"
- Genocide series: Collective and historical memory in dates and toponyms
- Glasnost: Armenian version
- Changes in attitude toward Soviet army units as an indicator of identity alteration
- "Well-deserved punishment for the criminals of Sumgait": exposure and punishment of the immediate perpetrators and organizers of the crimes in Sumgait
- "Moscow -> Baku -> Sumgait...": the testing and transformation of the main Soviet paradigms
- "The buffoonery of Sumgait": an evaluation of the trial of the participants in the Sumgait crimes
Chapter Six: The process of re-assessment of the past and the present in Armenian identity
- "Wake up, laddie..."
- Re-assessment of episodes of history
- "We must fight, not weep..."
Chapter Seven: The broadening of scope of the concept of genocide and measures to avoid it
- "Deir-Zor...Sumgait...nuclear power plant...Nairit"
- "Armenian schools for Armenian children"
- "The destruction of historical monuments is spiritual genocide"
- Popular perceptions of ways to prevent genocide