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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Table of Contents:
  • 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.