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A Question of Genocide: Armenians and Turks at the End of the Ottoman Empire

Ronald Grigor Suny, Fatma Müge Göçek, and Norman M. Naimark

Abstract

One hundred years after the deportations and mass murder of Armenians, Assyrians, and other peoples in the final years of the Ottoman Empire, the history of the Armenian Genocide remains a victim of historical distortion, state-sponsored falsification, and the deep divisions between Armenians and Turks. This book presents a reconstruction of what happened and why. While the word “genocide” still divides communities, there is no longer any serious doubt that the Young Turk government ordered and carried out in 1915–1916 mass deportations and massacres targeted toward designated ethnoreligious g ... More

Keywords: deportations, mass murder, Armenians, Assyrians, Ottoman Empire, Armenian Genocide

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780195393743
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195393743.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ronald Grigor Suny, editor
University of Michigan, Charles Tilly Collegiate Professor of Social and Political History

Fatma Müge Göçek, editor
University of Michigan, Associate Professor of Sociology

Norman M. Naimark, editor
Stanford University, Robert and Florence McDonnell Professor of East European Studies

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