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Description - From Empire to Republic by Taner Akcam

Taner Akcam is one of the first Turkish academics to acknowledge and discuss openly the Armenian Genocide perpetrated by the Ottoman-Turkish government in 1915. This book discusses western political policies towards the region generally, and represents the first serious scholarly attempt to understand the Genocide from a perpetrator rather than victim perspective, and to contextualize those events within Turkey's political history. By refusing to acknowledge the fact of genocide, successive Turkish governments not only perpetuate massive historical injustice, but also pose a fundamental obstacle to Turkey's democratization today.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781842775271
ISBN-10: 1842775278
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 135mm x 16mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Zed Books Ltd
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Taner Akcam

Taner Akcam is Visiting Professor at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

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