The Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) is redefining the Armenian experience with the release of The Armenian Highland, the first in a series of interactive eBooks designed to introduce readers to Armenian history, culture, and contemporary affairs. The eBook is a full multimedia experience available in seven languages: English, Western Armenian, Eastern Armenian, Russian, French, Spanish, and Turkish, the Armenian Weekly repots.
The Armenian Highland provides an overview of Armenia’s history and geography from ancient to modern times. It details the physical characteristics, natural life, flora and fauna, climate, and natural resources of the Armenian highland. It also discusses the administrative divisions of the region and puts them in historical perspective. This interactive eBook concludes with a brief introduction to the significance of the highland to the Republic of Armenia and to Nagorno-Karabagh.
The text is accompanied by vivid color images and optional audio narration, and is interspersed with video clips, 3D panoramas, quizzes, and interactive maps that all serve to enhance the reader’s experience. Alongside the core text are sidebars with legends, facts, and stories that make the eBook an essential reference for academics and non-academics alike.
The eBook is available for free and can be accessed via web browsers, tablets, and smartphones. The iBook version is designed for iPads and iMac computers, while the web browser version is designed for PCs, Android tablets, and smart phones. All versions can be downloaded in seconds.
To download The Armenian Highland, visit www.avc-agbu.org/en/virtual_experience/eBooks.html.