By Norman M. Naimark,Ronald Grigor Suny,Fatma Muge Gocek

100 years after the deportations and mass homicide of Armenians, Greeks, Assyrians, and different peoples within the ultimate years of the Ottoman Empire, the background of the Armenian genocide is a sufferer of old distortion, state-sponsored falsification, and deep divisions among Armenians and Turks. operating jointly for the 1st time, Turkish, Armenian, and different students current right here a compelling reconstruction of what occurred and why.

This quantity gathers the main updated scholarship on Armenian genocide, taking a look at how the development has been written approximately in Western and Turkish historiographies; what was once occurring at the eve of the disaster; pics of the perpetrators; special debts of the massacres; how the development has been perceived in either neighborhood and overseas contexts, together with international battle I; and reflections at the broader implications of what occurred then. the result's a finished paintings that strikes past nationalist grasp narratives and provides a extra whole realizing of this tragic event.

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