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Great catastrophe : Armenians and Turks in the shadow of genocide

Author: Thomas De Waal
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015] ©2015
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"The destruction of the Armenians of the Ottoman Empire in 1915-16 was a brutal mass crime that prefigured other genocides in the 20th century. By various estimates, more than a million Armenians were killed and the survivors were scattered across the world. Although it is now a century old, the issue of what most of the world calls the Armenian Genocide of 1915 has not been consigned to history. It is a live and  Read more...
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Case studies
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De Waal, Thomas.
Great catastrophe.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
(DLC) 2014020230
(OCoLC)893202609
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas De Waal
ISBN: 9780199350704 0199350701
OCLC Number: 897378977
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 298 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Map 1: The Ottoman Empire in 1914 --
Map 2: Turkey in 2014 --
Introduction: Requiem in Diyarbakir --
The Catastrophe --
The History --
From Van to Lausanne, 1915-1923 --
Aspects of Forgetting --
Post-War Politics --
Awakening, 1965 --
Assailing Turkey --
A Turkish Thaw --
Independent Armenia --
The Protocols --
Hidden Histories in Diyarbakir --
Two Memorials in Istanbul --
Great Catastrophe Chronology.
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Drawing on archival sources, reportage and moving personal stories, de Waal tells the full story of Armenian-Turkish relations since the Genocide in all its extraordinary twists and turns. He strips  Read more...

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