The burning Tigris : the Armenian genocide and America's response

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Main Author: Balakian, Peter, 1951-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : HarperCollins, c2003.
Edition:1st ed.
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245 1 4 |a The burning Tigris :  |b the Armenian genocide and America's response  |c Peter Balakian 
250 |a 1st ed. 
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300 |a xx, 475 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [441]-453) and index. 
505 0 |a A gathering at Faneuil Hall -- "There in the woods" -- Yankees in Armenia -- The sultan and the Armenian question -- Killing fields : the massacres of the 1890s -- Humanity on trial : Clara Barton and America's mission to Armenia -- Walking skeletons -- "The tears of Araxes" : the voice of the Womans's journal -- The Ottoman bank incident and the aftermath of the Hamidian massacres -- "Our boasted civilization" : intellectuals, popular culture, and the Armenian massacres of the 1890s -- The rise of the young Turks -- Adana, 1909 : counterrevolution and massacre -- The Balkan wars and World War I : the road to genocide -- Government-planned genocide -- Van, spring 1915 -- April 24 -- The ambassador at the crossroads -- The news from the American consul in Harput -- Land of dead -- From Jesse Jackson in Aleppo -- "Same fate" : reports from all over Turkey -- America's golden rule : working for Armenia again -- Wilson's quandary -- The rise of a new Turkish nationalism and the campaign against Armenia -- Turkish confessions : the Ottoman courts-martial, Constantinople, 1919-1920 -- The American mandate for Armenia -- The new U.S. oil policy in the Middle East and the turnabout on the Armenian question -- Epilogue : Turkish denial of the Armenian genocide and U.S. complicity. 
590 |a The Balch Ethnic Studies Collection. 
650 0 |a Armenian massacres, 1915-1923. 
650 0 |a Armenian massacres, 1915-1923  |x Foreign public opinion, American. 
650 0 |a Genocide  |z Turkey  |x Foreign public opinion, American. 
650 0 |a Human rights. 
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