A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility

A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish ResponsibilityA Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility by Taner Akçam
ISBN: 9780805086652
Published by Macmillan on August 21st 2007
Genres: History, Europe, Eastern, Middle East, Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Pages: 483

Len's Summary: Drawing on official records, a Turkish historian risks incarceration by his government to accuse the Ottoman Turks of perpetrating genocide against the Armenians during WWI. Favorably reviewed in the New York Review of Books. Turkey’s application for entry into the European Union has rekindled interest in the dark chapter of its Ottoman past.

Judgment at Istanbul: The Armenian Genocide Trials

Judgment at Istanbul: The Armenian Genocide TrialsJudgment at Istanbul: The Armenian Genocide Trials by Vahakn N. Dadrian, Taner Akçam
ISBN: 0857452517
Published by Berghahn Books on December 1st 2011
Genres: History, Middle East, Turkey & Ottoman Empire, Law, Criminal Law, General
Pages: 376

Len's Summary: Analysis of the official Ottoman record Turkish military tribunals concerning crimes against Armenians during WWI. One of a number of new analyses of the 1915 Armenian massacres as the centenary of those events approaches.

The Young Turks’ Crime against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire

The Young Turks’ Crime against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman EmpireThe Young Turks' Crime against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire by Taner Akçam
ISBN: 9780691159560
Published by Princeton University Press on August 1st 2013
Genres: History, Middle East, Turkey & Ottoman Empire, Political Science, Human Rights, Social Science, Violence in Society
Pages: 483

Len's Summary: A documentation of the 1915 genocide voceforously denied by a succession of Turkish governments. See also A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Responsibility, Pacador, 2007 by the same author. Another of a growing number of books appearing as the centennial of the Armenian massacres approaches.