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The burning Tigris : the Armenian genocide and America's response

Author: Peter Balakian
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins e-books, 2009.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Balakian
ISBN: 0061860174 9780061860171
OCLC Number: 1021161753
Description: 1 online resource (528 pages)
Contents: Gathering at Faneuil Hall --
"There in the woods" --
Yankees in Armenia --
Sultan and the Armenian question --
Killing fields: Massacres of the 1890s --
Humanity on trial: Clara Barton and America's mission to Armenia --
Walking skeletons --
"The tears of Araxes": Voice of the Womans's journal --
Ottoman bank incident and the aftermath of the Hamidian massacres --
"Our boasted civilization": Intellectuals, popular culture, and the Armenian massacres of the 1890s --
Rise of the young Turks --
Adana, 1909: Counterrevolution and massacre --
Balkan wars and World War I: Road to genocide --
Government-planned genocide --
Van, spring 1915 --
April 24 --
Ambassador at the crossroads --
News from the American consul in Harput --
Land of dead --
From Jesse Jackson in Aleppo --
"Same fate": Reports from all over Turkey --
America's golden rule: Working for Armenia again --
Wilson's quandary --
Rise of a new Turkish nationalism and the campaign against Armenia --
Turkish confessions: Ottoman courts-martial, Constantinople, 1919-1920 --
American mandate for Armenia --
New U.S. oil policy in the Middle East and the turnabout on the Armenian question --
Epilogue : Turkish denial of the Armenian genocide and U.S. complicity.
Responsibility: Peter Balakian.

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