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Burning Tigris

Peter Balakian

Burning Tigris

The Armenian Genocide And America"s Response

by Peter Balakian

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Published by Diane Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Eastern Europe - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages475
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9330815M
    ISBN 100756788072
    ISBN 109780756788070

      The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America’s Response, is the winner of the Raphael Lemkin Prize and is a New York Times Notable Book and New York Times and national best seller.


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Balakian, an Armenian-American poet who in published the acclaimed memoir ''Black Dog of Fate,'' a moving portrayal of growing up in the United States with the legacy of the Armenian genocide, seeks in ''The Burning Tigris'' to remind us that this neglect was not always the case.

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Click Download or Read Online button to get the burning tigris book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The Burning Tigris reconstructs this landmark American cause that was spearheaded by the passionate commitments and commentaries of a remarkable cast of public figures, including Julia Ward Howe, Clara Barton, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Ambassador Henry Morgenthau, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Alice Stone Blackwell, Stephen Pages: "The Burning Tigris is an act of acute historical memory, of personal testimony, of prophetic witness - and of high art."--James Carroll, author of Constantine's Sword and Secret Father "Peter Balakian tells the powerful and largely unknown story of [Armenian Genocide].

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