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The Resource Year of the sword : the Assyrian Christian genocide : a history, Joseph Yacoub ; translated by James Ferguson

Year of the sword : the Assyrian Christian genocide : a history, Joseph Yacoub ; translated by James Ferguson

Label
Year of the sword : the Assyrian Christian genocide : a history
Title
Year of the sword
Title remainder
the Assyrian Christian genocide : a history
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Yacoub ; translated by James Ferguson
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
History of the mass killings of 1915 in which the Ottomans sought to extirpate the Aramaic-speaking Assyrian, Syriac and Chaldean Christians of the Middle East
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Yacoub, Joseph
Dewey number
956.00492/3
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
DS59.A75
LC item number
Y33713 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ferguson, James
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  • Assyrian Church of the East
  • Catholic Church
  • Assyrians
  • Assyrians
  • Chaldean Catholics
  • Syriac Christians
  • Genocide
  • Genocide
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Turkey
  • Middle East
  • Assyrian Church of the East
  • Catholic Church
  • HISTORY
  • Atrocities
  • Chaldean rite (Catholic Church)
  • Ethnic relations
  • Genocide
  • Middle East
  • Turkey
Label
Year of the sword : the Assyrian Christian genocide : a history, Joseph Yacoub ; translated by James Ferguson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in French by Les editions du cerf as Qui s'en souviendra in 2014
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-251) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Author's Note; Introduction: A Forgotten Genocide?; Nation, people and churches; On the eve of the massacre; The genocide of 1915; Contemporary documentation; Ethnocide and extermination; Oblivion and its causes; An international issue; Renewal and memory; 1. Witnesses to Genocide; A terra incognita?; Reporting the genocide; The range of witnesses; The Paris Peace Conference, 1919; International solidarity; The national and international press: an essential intermediary; Humanitarian aid; 2. The Scenes and Acts of the Tragedy
  • A centuries-old persecutionThe first centuries; Ottoman antecedents to the 1915 massacres; 1915: historic Mesopotamia; Overview of the massacres; The invasion of Hakkari by Turco-Kurdish forces; The Syriacs; Extermination and deportation: the children of the Desert; 3. Strategy and Methodology of Eradication; Genocide and ethnocide; Lamenting a tragedy; The massacres and the United Nations; 4. After 1915: The Tragedy Continues; 1918: from Salmas and Urmia towards Hamadan and Iraq; Assyrians at arms; The Assyrian Levies; The Turkey-Iraq frontier (1925); Fleeing Turkey
  • Conclusion: Returning to the Stage of HistoryThe impact of the diaspora; Preserving memory; Iraq: homeland or safe haven?; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
973223097
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 278 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190694630
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)973223097
Label
Year of the sword : the Assyrian Christian genocide : a history, Joseph Yacoub ; translated by James Ferguson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in French by Les editions du cerf as Qui s'en souviendra in 2014
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-251) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Author's Note; Introduction: A Forgotten Genocide?; Nation, people and churches; On the eve of the massacre; The genocide of 1915; Contemporary documentation; Ethnocide and extermination; Oblivion and its causes; An international issue; Renewal and memory; 1. Witnesses to Genocide; A terra incognita?; Reporting the genocide; The range of witnesses; The Paris Peace Conference, 1919; International solidarity; The national and international press: an essential intermediary; Humanitarian aid; 2. The Scenes and Acts of the Tragedy
  • A centuries-old persecutionThe first centuries; Ottoman antecedents to the 1915 massacres; 1915: historic Mesopotamia; Overview of the massacres; The invasion of Hakkari by Turco-Kurdish forces; The Syriacs; Extermination and deportation: the children of the Desert; 3. Strategy and Methodology of Eradication; Genocide and ethnocide; Lamenting a tragedy; The massacres and the United Nations; 4. After 1915: The Tragedy Continues; 1918: from Salmas and Urmia towards Hamadan and Iraq; Assyrians at arms; The Assyrian Levies; The Turkey-Iraq frontier (1925); Fleeing Turkey
  • Conclusion: Returning to the Stage of HistoryThe impact of the diaspora; Preserving memory; Iraq: homeland or safe haven?; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
973223097
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 278 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190694630
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)973223097

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