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From Empire to Republic: Turkish Nationalism and the Armenian Genocide
by Taner Akçam
The murder of more than one million Armenians by the Ottoman Turkish government in 1915 has been acknowledged as genocide. Yet almost 100 years later, these crimes remain unrecognized by the Turkish state. This book is the first attempt by a Turk to understand the genocide from a perpetrator's, rather than victim's, perspective, and to contextualize the events of 1915 with...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published September 4th 2004 by Zed Books
(first published April 30th 2004)
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Altuğ Taner Akçam is a Turkish historian and sociologist, recognized as a "leading international authority on the Armenian genocide". He is one of the first Turkish academics to acknowledge and openly discuss the Armenian Genocide.More about Taner Akçam...