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The Resource A shameful act : the Armenian genocide and the question of Turkish responsibility, Taner Ak࣡m ; translated by Paul Bessemer

A shameful act : the Armenian genocide and the question of Turkish responsibility, Taner Ak࣡m ; translated by Paul Bessemer

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A shameful act : the Armenian genocide and the question of Turkish responsibility
Title
A shameful act
Title remainder
the Armenian genocide and the question of Turkish responsibility
Statement of responsibility
Taner Ak࣡m ; translated by Paul Bessemer
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Language
  • eng
  • tur
  • eng
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Summary
A study of the Armenian genocide draws on Ottoman sources, including parliamentary minutes, letters, military and court records, and eyewitness accounts, to lay responsibility for the event on Turkish authorities, revealing a systematic orchestration of the killings by the military, ruling political parties, and the Ottoman state
Award
Minnesota Book Award for General Nonfiction, 2007.
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177172
Cataloging source
DLC
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1953-
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Ak࣡m, Taner
Dewey number
956.62
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • War crimes
  • Genocide
  • Armenian massacres, 1915-1923
Target audience
adult
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the Armenian genocide and the question of Turkish responsibility
Label
A shameful act : the Armenian genocide and the question of Turkish responsibility, Taner Ak࣡m ; translated by Paul Bessemer
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Publication
Note
"Originally published in Turkey in 1999 under the title 牮san haklarؠve Ermeni sorunu : 牴tihat ve Terakki'den KurtuluೠSava೸'na"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-464) and index
Contents
The Ottoman state and its non-Muslim populations -- The Union and progress era -- Turkish nationalism -- What led to the decision for genocide? -- The decision and its aftermath -- The question of punishing the "Turk" -- Ottoman government initiatives -- The Turkish national movement's position on the genocide -- The final phase of the trials -- Why the postwar trials failed
Control code
000040047769
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
x, 483 p.
Isbn
9780805079326
Other physical details
map
Label
A shameful act : the Armenian genocide and the question of Turkish responsibility, Taner Ak࣡m ; translated by Paul Bessemer
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Turkey in 1999 under the title 牮san haklarؠve Ermeni sorunu : 牴tihat ve Terakki'den KurtuluೠSava೸'na"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-464) and index
Contents
The Ottoman state and its non-Muslim populations -- The Union and progress era -- Turkish nationalism -- What led to the decision for genocide? -- The decision and its aftermath -- The question of punishing the "Turk" -- Ottoman government initiatives -- The Turkish national movement's position on the genocide -- The final phase of the trials -- Why the postwar trials failed
Control code
000040047769
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
x, 483 p.
Isbn
9780805079326
Other physical details
map

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