Massacres, Resistance, Protectors: Muslim-Christian Relations in Eastern Anatolia During World War I
This is a pioneering historical investigation of the Assyrian, Chaldean, and Syrian Christian minorities during World War I, who suffered the same fate as the Armenians. Ethnic cleansing and large-scale massacres occurred throughout northern Mesopotamia and parts of Ottoman-occupied Iran. Based on primary sources from official Russian, Turkish, and West European archives, as well as hitherto unused manuscript sources and oral histories published here for the first time, this book attempts to give a full picture of the events of 1915. The book concentrates on the Assyrians of Urmia and Hakkari and on the Syrians of Diyarbekir province, particularly in Tur Abdin.
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This is a great effort, but i am very surprised why no one is talking about the Amenian killing people of Urmia which happened around year 1915-1916! About 5000 Urmia people have been killed. I am a British Historian and recently investigating this part of history.
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Introduction and Background
Setting the Stage Kurds and Turks Armenians and Syriacs
The Road to the Fatal Solution
Playing with Fire Occupied Urmia
The Ethnic Cleansing of the Hakkari Mountains
Anatolias Heart of Darkness
The Destruction of Midyat