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Author Dadrian, Vahakn N.

Title Judgment at Istanbul : the Armenian genocide trials / by Vahakn N. Dadrian and Taner Akçam
Edition English-language edition
Published New York : Berghahn Books, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 363 pages)
Contents History of the Turko-Armenian conflict / Vahakn N. Dadrian -- Military defeat and the victors' drive for punitive justice / Vahakn N. Dadrian -- The preparations for court-martial / Vahakn N. Dadrian -- The initiation of courts-martial / Vahakn N. Dadrian -- Emergent Kemalism and the courts-martial / Vahakn N. Dadrian -- The series of major trials and the related verdicts : the falsification of the arguments of "relocation," "civil war" and "intercommunal clashes" / Vahakn N. Dadrian -- Legal proceedings as a conceptual framework / Vahakn N. Dadrian -- A summary of the conditions surrounding the trials / Vahakn N. Dadrian -- The full texts in English of the indictments and verdicts -- The judicial liquidation of some of the arch perpetrators by both CUP and the Kemalist authorities and the demise of other accomplices / Vahakn N. Dadrian -- Death sentences handed down by the Military Tribunal in Istanbul / Taner Akçam -- Coverage of the trials by the Istanbul Turkish press / Taner Akçam -- Formation and operation of the Ottoman military tribunals / Taner Akçam
Summary Turkey's bid to join the European Union has lent new urgency to the issue of the Armenian Genocide as differing interpretations of the genocide are proving to be a major reason for the delay of the its accession. This book provides vital background information and is a prime source of legal evidence and authentic Turkish eyewitness testimony of the intent and the crime of genocide against the Armenians. After a long and painstaking effort, the authors, one an Armenian, the other a Turk, generally recognized as the foremost experts on the Armenian Genocide, have prepared a new, authoritative tr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Armenian massacres, 1915-1923.
Armenians -- Crimes against -- Turkey.
Genocide -- Armenia.
Genocide -- Turkey.
Trials (Genocide) -- Turkey -- Istanbul.
War crime trials -- Turkey -- Istanbul.
Form Electronic book
Author Akçam, Taner, 1953-
ISBN 085745286X (electronic bk.)
6613395153
9780857452863 (electronic bk.)
9786613395153
(hardback ; alk. paper)
(hardback ; alk. paper)