The Armenian Rebellion at Van

The Armenian Rebellion at Van Before World War I the ancient city of Van in southeastern Anatolia had a population of approximately people while the population of Van Province was about Armenians formed a large m

  • Title: The Armenian Rebellion at Van
  • Author: Justin A. McCarthy Hakan Yavuz Esat Arslan Cemalettin Taskiran Omer Turan
  • ISBN: 9780874808704
  • Page: 299
  • Format: Paperback
  • Before World War I, the ancient city of Van in southeastern Anatolia had a population of approximately 100,000 people, while the population of Van Province was about 500,000 Armenians formed a large minority, with Kurdish tribes and Turks in the majority.The Armenian Rebellion at Van presents a long overdue examination of Van from the 1870s to 1919 As the authors state,Before World War I, the ancient city of Van in southeastern Anatolia had a population of approximately 100,000 people, while the population of Van Province was about 500,000 Armenians formed a large minority, with Kurdish tribes and Turks in the majority.The Armenian Rebellion at Van presents a long overdue examination of Van from the 1870s to 1919 As the authors state, The Armenian Revolt was an integral part of the great disaster that overcame the people of the Ottoman East The slaughter of Muslims that accompanied the Armenian revolt in Van Province inexorably led first to Kurdish reprisals on the Armenians, then to a general and mutual massacre of the people of the East The actions at Van offer a window into the far reaching events that soon followed in other parts of Anatolia.

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    1. The book focused on how Christians especially Armenians were living a lavish life in comparison to other tribes, religions and ethnicity as if they were justifying the cruelty they suffered afterwards! Could barely finish the book and was angry reading it. I've been advised once when it come t reading about such events not t read books or watch documentaries but to listen to the people who lived through the experience or at least in this case look for stories from the grandchildren of those who [...]

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