The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America’s Response

The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response Author Peter Balakian
ISBN-10 0060558709
ISBN-13 9780060558703
Year 2004-10-01
Pages 528
Language English
Publisher Harper Perennial
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A History of International Human Rights and Forgotten Heroes In this national bestseller the critically acclaimed author Peter Balakian brings us a riveting narrative of the massacres of the Armenians in the 1890s and of the Armenian Genocide in 1915 at the hands of the Ottoman Turks Using rarely seen archival documents and remarkable first person accounts Balakian presents the chilling history of how the Turkish government implemented the first modern genocide behind the cover of World War I And in the telling he resurrects an extraordinary lost chapter of American history Awarded the Raphael Lemkin Prize for the best scholarly book on genocide by the Institute for Genocide Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice CUNY Graduate Center

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