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The burning Tigris

Peter Balakian

The burning Tigris

a history of the Armenian genocide

by Peter Balakian

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by W. Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Armenian massacres, 1915-1923.,
  • Armenian massacres, 1915-1923 -- Foreign public opinion, American.,
  • Genocide -- Turkey.,
  • Human rights.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Balakian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS195.5 .B353 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 473 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages473
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20061574M
    ISBN 100434008168

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