The Burning Tigris

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The Burning Tigris
Author Peter Balakian
Country United States
Language English
Genre History
Publisher HarperCollins
Publication date
2003
Pages 465
ISBN 978-0-06-019840-4
OCLC 51653350
956.6/2015 21
LC Class DS195.5 .B353 2003

The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response presents a narrative of the massacres of the Armenians during the 1890s and genocide in 1915 at the responsibility of the Ottoman government. Using archival documents and first-person accounts, Peter Balakian shows the history of how the Young Turks were involved in the Armenian Genocide. The book received the 2005 Raphael Lemkin Prize and was a New York Times Notable Book and New York Times and national best seller.

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