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Genocide in the Ottoman Empire : Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks, 1913-1923

Author: George Shirinian
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Berghahn, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The final years of the Ottoman Empire were catastrophic ones for its non-Turkish, non-Muslim minorities. From 1913 to 1923, its rulers deported, killed, or otherwise persecuted staggering numbers of citizens in an attempt to preserve "Turkey for the Turks," setting a modern precedent for how a regime can commit genocide in pursuit of political ends while largely escaping accountability. While this brutal history is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Genocide in the Ottoman Empire.
New York : Berghahn Books, [2016]
(DLC) 2016054924
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Shirinian
ISBN: 9781785334320 1785334328 9781785334337 1785334336
OCLC Number: 957139268
Description: x, 433 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / George N. Shirinian --
The background to the late Ottoman Genocides / George N. Shirinian --
Convulsions at the End of Empire: Thrace, Asia Minor, and the Aegean / Dikran M. Kaligian --
Assyrians in the Ottoman Empire and the Official Turkish Policy of their Extermination, 1890s-1918 / Anahit Khosroeva --
Considering Genocide Testimony: Three Case Studies from the Armenian, Pontic, and Assyrian Genocides --
Appenidix The Three Accounts / Paul R. Bartrop --
The Assyrian Issue 1914-35: Australian Documents and Press / Stavros T. Stavridis --
Ethnic Cleansing, American Women, and the Admiral: deep in Anatolia during the Turkish Nationalist Revolution / Robert Shenk --
Found in translation: Eyewitness Accounts of the Massacres in Nicomedia as reported by Greek Journalist Kostas Faltaits / Ellene S. Phufas --
The Destruction of Smyrna in 1922: an Armenian and Greek shared Tragedy / Tehmine Martoyan --
Lemkin on Three Genocides; comparing his writings on the Armenian, Assyrian, and Greek Genocides / Steven Leonard Jacobs --
The Greek Genocide in the Ottoman Empire: parallels with the Armenian Genocide / Gevorg Vardanyan --
The Genocide of the Ottoman Greeks 1913-23: myths and facts --
Appendix: Full Text of the IAGS Resolution / Thea Halo --
"Redeeming the Unredeemed": The Anglo-Hellenic League's Campaign for the Greeks in Asia Minor / Georgia Kouta --
Genocide by Deportation into Poverty: Western Diplomats on Ottoman Christian Killings and Expulsions, 1914-24 --
The Socio-psychological Dimension of the Armenian Genocide / Suren Manukyan.
Other Titles: Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks, 1913-1923
Responsibility: edited by George N. Shirinian.

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