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Title America and the Armenian genocide of 1915 / edited by Jay Winter
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003


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Description xii, 317 pages ; 24 cm
Series Studies in the social and cultural history of modern warfare
Studies in the social and cultural history of modern warfare.
Contents Introduction: witness to genocide / Jay Winter -- 1. Twentieth-century genocides / Martin Gilbert -- 2. Under cover of war: the Armenian Genocide in the context of total war / Jay Winter -- 3. The Armenian Genocide: an interpretation / Vahakn N. Dadrian -- 4. A friend in power? Woodrow Wilson and Armenia / John Milton Cooper, Jr. -- 5. Wilsonian diplomacy and Armenia: the limits of power and ideology / Lloyd E. Ambrosius -- 6. American diplomatic correspondence in the age of mass murder: the Armenian Genocide in the US archives / Rouben Paul Adalian -- 7. The Armenian Genocide and American missionary relief efforts / Suzanne E. Moranian -- 8. Mary Louise Graffam: witness to genocide / Susan Billington Harper -- 9. From Ezra Pound to Theodore Roosevelt: American intellectual and cultural responses to the Armenian Genocide / Peter Balakian -- 10. The Armenian Genocide and US post-war commissions / Richard G. Hovannisian
11. Congress confronts the Armenian Genocide / Donald A. Ritchie -- 12. When news is not enough: American media and Armenian deaths / Thomas C. Leonard
Summary Before Rwanda and Bosnia, and before the Holocaust, the first genocide of the twentieth century happened in Turkish Armenia in 1915. Jay Winter has brought together a team of experts to examine how Americans learned of this catastrophe and how they tried to help its victims
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Genocide -- Turkey -- Public opinion.
Genocide -- Turkey -- Foreign public opinion, American
Armenian massacres, 1915-1923 -- Foreign public opinion, American
Armenians -- Turkey -- History.
World War, 1914-1918.
Author Winter, J. M.
LC no. 2003046119
ISBN 0521829585