Articles by Jonathon Rainey

Jonathan Rainey majored in History and English at Francis Marion University in Florence, SC. While at Francis Marion, he was a member of Phi Alpha Theta, National History Honors Society and worked as a reporter for The Patriot, the university's newspaper. Jonathan will be serving as an SRAS Home and Abroad Scholar in Vladivostok for the 2015-2016 school year.



Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan: A People from the Mists of Time Azerbaijan’s name comes from the Persian words, azer, which means “fire” and baygan, which means “protector.” The…


Armenia

Armenia: A Global People The Modern Republic of Armenia lies in the turbulent south Caucuses. Although the Armenians as a people have existed for thousands…