By Dominik J. Schaller,Jürgen Zimmerer
The Armenian Genocide has in recent years attracted loads of realization, regardless of the Turkish government's makes an attempt at denial. it's been constructed right into a valuable main issue to Turkey's access into the eu Union. As such it draws the top political and public cognizance. what's mostly missed within the debate, in spite of the fact that, is the truth that Armenians weren't the single sufferers of the younger Turk's genocidal inhabitants regulations. what's nonetheless mostly forgotten is the homicide, expulsion and deportation of alternative ethnic teams like Assyrians, Greeks, Kurds and Arabs by way of the younger Turks. This not just raises the variety of sufferers, but in addition alterations the viewpoint at the beginning of contemporary Turkey and as such on glossy Turkish historical past extra usually. The Thematic factor of the JGR, the republication of that is proposed the following, is the 1st book, which addresses those wider matters. It contributes not just to our knowing of the younger Turks' inhabitants and extermination rules in all its complexities and so helping to convey the forgotten sufferers' tales "back" into genocide scholarship, yet to our figuring out of contemporary Turkey extra usually. it's an necessary device for everyone attracted to one of many nice old controversies of our time.
This e-book used to be released as a distinct factor of the Journal of Genocide Research.