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America and the Armenian Genocide of 1915

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Long before Rwanda and Bosnia and the Holocaust, the first genocide of the twentieth century occurred in Turkish Armenia in 1915. The essays in this collection examine how Americans learned of this catastrophe and tried to help its victims. Knowledge and compassion, however, were not enough to stop the killings, and a terrible precedent was born in 1915. The Armenian genoc ...more
Hardcover, 332 pages
Published January 8th 2004 by Cambridge University Press (first published 2004)
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Jeni Enjaian
This book is a compilation of essays stemming from a Scholarly conference on the Armenian Genocide. Each essay tackles a different aspect of the American response to the Genocide including determining just how much information American leaders and the general public had. Each essay is well written. This book is a valuable resource for the study of the Armenian Genocide.
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