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By Taner Akçam

Taner Akçam is likely one of the first Turkish lecturers to recognize and talk about overtly the Armenian Genocide perpetrated by means of the Ottoman-Turkish executive in 1915. This e-book discusses western political rules in the direction of the zone mostly, and represents the 1st critical scholarly try to comprehend the Genocide from a culprit instead of sufferer standpoint, and to contextualize these occasions inside of Turkey's political background. through refusing to recognize the very fact of genocide, successive Turkish governments not just perpetuate large old injustice, but in addition pose a basic trouble to Turkey's democratization today.

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