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Armenians in Modern Turkey : Post-Genocide Society, Politics and History (Hardcover) (Talin Suciyan)
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After the Armenian genocide of 1915, in which over a million Armenians died, thousands of Armenian-Turks lived and worked in the Turkish state alongside those who had persecuted their communities. Living under heavy censorship, and in an atmosphere of official denial that the deaths were a genocide, how did Turkish Armenians record their own history? Here, Talin Suciyan explores the life experienced by Turkey’s Armenian communities as Turkey’s great modernisation project of the 20th century gathered pace. Suciyan achieves this through analysis of remarkable new primary material: a kaleidoscopic series of personal diaries, fragments of surviving material objects (such as charms and clothing), the oral histories of the period and a focus on the statutes and laws which led to the continuing persecution of the Armenian minority. The first history of its kind, The Armenians in Modern Turkey is a fresh contribution to the history of modern Turkey and the Armenian experience there.
Number of Pages: 280
Genre: History, Political Science
Sub-Genre: Europe / General, Political Ideologies / Democracy, Political Freedom + Security / General
Series Title: Library of Ottoman Studies
Publisher: Tauris Academic Studies
Author: Talin Suciyan
Street Date: January 30, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-02-9591
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