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History of the Armenian Genocide - 
      Vahakn N. Dadrian

History of the Armenian Genocide

Ethnic Conflict from the Balkans to Anatolia to the Caucasus

«<p> <em>“…a highly detailed yet accessible account.”</em> <strong>• Choice</strong></p> <p> <i>“…totally innovative … Dadrian exhibits exemplary objectivity and provides us with the fruits of a life of scholarship and research. An inestimable contribution to our knowledge of history.“</i> <strong>• Journal of the Society of Armenian Studies</strong></p> <p> <i>“…marshals considerable evidence to show how the development of the Turkish-Armenian conflict escalated to the point of genocide … Dadrian makes [an] important contribution to our understanding of the dynamics of the Ottoman decision to destroy its Armenian subjects.“</i> <strong>• MESA Bulletin</strong></p> <p> <em>“</em>[The History of the Armenian Genocide] <i>is without doubt the most important work ever done on this subject. [Dadrian's] painstaking archival work, and [his] wide reading in the relevant sources in Tu»

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The Armenian Genocide, though not given such prominent treatment as the Jewish Holocaust which it precedes, still haunts the Western world and has assumed a new significance in the light of "ethnic cleansing" in Bosnia and, more recently, Darfur. This study by the most distinguished scholar of the Armenian tragedy offers an authoritative analysis by presenting it as a case study of genocide and by seeing it as an historical process in which a domestic conflict escalated and was finally consumed by global war.
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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 480
ISBN: 9781571816665
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Acknowledgement

Abbreviations

Preface



Introduction



PART I: HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION BY THE POWERS: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE



Chapter 1. Islamic Sacred Law as a Matrix of Ottoman Legal Order and Nationality Conflicts

Chapter 2. Humanitarian Intervention as a Response to Nationality Conflicts in the Balkans

Chapter 3. Escalation of the Conflicts and Ottoman Palliatives: The Origins of the Eastern Question Foreshadowing the Armenian Question



PART II: THE ORIGINS OF THE ARMENIAN QUESTION AND THE TURKO-ARMENIAN CONFLICT



Chapter 4. The Ill-Fated Internationalization of a Domestic Nationality Conflict

Chapter 5. The Interactive Dynamics of the Eastern and Armenian Questions



PART III: THE DYSFUNCTIONS OF HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION IN THE RISE AND TREATMENT OF THE ARMENIAN QUESTION



Chapter 6. Manipulative Diplomacy Supplanting the Ideals of Humanitarian Intervention

Chapter 7. The Impotence of Discordant Diplomacy: The Disconnective Vulnerabilities of the Armenians



PART IV: THE INAUGURATION OF A PROTO-GENOCIDAL POLICY



Chapter 8. The Era of Abdul Hamit Massacres

Chapter 9. The Portentousness of the Abdul Hamit Era Massacres



PART V: THE WARS AND MASSACRES OF THE NEW YOUNG TURK REGIME AND THE DEMISE OF HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTIONISM



Chapter 10. The 1909 Twin Adana Massacres

Chapter 11. The Eviction if the Turks from the Balkan Peninsula: A New Sense of Peril for Anatolia



PART VI: THE INITIATION AND CONSUMATION OF THE GENOCIDE UNDER COVER OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR



Chapter 12. The Legal-Political Context of Initiation

Chapter 13. International Law as a Crucible of Legal Liabilities

Chapter 14. The Implementation of the Genocide

Chapter 15. The Disguises of the Law of Deportation and Ancillary Acts

Chapter 16. The Issue of German Complicity



PART VII: THE QUEST FOR JUSTICE IN THE AFTERMATH OF TURKISH MILITARY DEFEAT



Chapter 17. Allied Attempts at Retributive Justice

Chapter 18. The Recourse to the Machinery of Turkish Justice



PART VIII: THE PUSH BEYOND DOMESTIC GENOCIDE. THE TARGETING OF THE RUSSIAN ARMENIANS



Chapter 19. The Ittihadist Thrust Against Russian Armenia

Chapter 20. The Kemalist Thrust Against Russian Armenia



PART IX: A REVIEW OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE IN A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE



Chapter 21. The Saliency of Some of the Determinants of the Armenian Genocide

Chapter 22. Parallel Problems in the Post-War Prosecution of World War I German War Criminals

Chapter 23. The Armenian Genocide in Relation to the Holocaust and the Nuremberg Trials



Conclusion



Epilogue



Bibliography

Subject Index

Names Index
Vahakn N. Dadrian (1926-2019) was director of a large Genocide Study Project sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the H. F. Guggenheim Foundation. He authored Warrant for Genocide: Key Elements in the Turko-Armenian Conflict (Transaction 1999) and co-authored with Taner Akcam of Judgment at Istanbul: The Armenian Genocide Trials (Berghahn, 2011). In 2005, he received four separate awards for his lifetime contribution to genocide studies. Vahakn Dadrian, who taught at the State University of New York (SUNY) system (1970-1991), was also Director of Genocide Research at the Zoryan Institute.