Turkey and the armenian ghost : On the Trail of the Genocide. / Laure Marchand.
- ISBN: 9780773597198 (electronic bk)
- ISBN: 9780773597204 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
The first genocide of the twentieth century remains unrecognized and unpunished. Turkey continues to deny the slaughter of over a million Ottoman Armenians in 1915 and the following years. What sets the Armenian genocide apart from other mass atrocities is that the country responsible has never officially acknowledged its actions, and no individual has ever been brought to justice. In Turkey and the Armenian Ghost, a translation of the award-winning La Turquie et le fantôme arménien, Laure Marchand and Guillaume Perrier visit historic sites and interview politicians, elderly survivors, descendants, authors, and activists in a quest for the hidden truth. Taking the reader into remote mountain regions, tiny hamlets, and the homes of traumatized victims of a deadly persecution that continues to this day, they reveal little-known aspects of the history and culture of a people who have been rendered invisible in their ancient homeland. Seeking to illuminate complex issues of blame and...
Electronic reproduction. Montreal : MQUP, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1931 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1564 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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