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A Crime of Silence


Author: Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal

Year: 1985

The 1984 Paris Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal provided the first international, legal forum to publicly detail and document the guilt of the Young Turk government in perpetuating the genocide of the Armenian people between ...

The Karabagh File


Author: Jiraryr Libaridian

Year: 1988

In late February 1988, the world was shocked by a week-long series of demonstrations in Yerevan, capital of the Armenian S.S.R., one of the fifteen republics of the Soviet Union. Although peaceful, the ...

What Is To Be Asked


Author: The Zoryan Institute

Year: 1984

The purpose of the colloquia initiated by the Zoryan Institute for Contemporary Armenian Research and Documentation, Inc. is to provide a forum to scholars, intellectuals, and community members to discuss fundamental issues, to ...

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A Shameful Act


Author: Taner Akçam

Year: 2006

Price $19.75
Beginning in 1915, under the cover of a world war, some one million Armenians were killed through starvation, forced marches, and mass acts of slaughter. Although Armenians and the judgment ...
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Dialogue Across an International Divide: Essays Towards a Turkish-Armenian Dialogue


Author: Taner Akçam

Year: 2001

Price $21.95
For nearly 30 years, Taner Akçam has been one of the foremost proponents and a key intellectual of dialogue between Armenians and Turks. A Dialogue Across An International Divide: Essays ...
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Key Elements in the Turkish Denial of the Armenian Genocide: A Case Study of Distortion and Falsification


Author: Vahakn N. Dadrian

Year: 1999

Price $19.00
The initiative for this book came from an invitation by a congressional group to respond to the denial efforts of the Turkish Ambassador in Washington in 1999. A detailed, major ...
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The Armenian Genocide: Evidence from the German Foreign Office Archives, 1915-1916


Author: Wolfgang Gust

Year: 2014

Price $97.50
One of the Institute's most groundbreaking achievements to date is supporting the editing, translation, and publication, in addition to financial sponsorship, of the book, "The Armenian Genocide: Evidence from the ...
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Alman Belgeleri Ermeni Soykırimı 1915-16: Alman Dışişleri Bakanlığı Siaysi Arşiv Belgeleri


Author: Wolfgang Gust, Belge Yayınları

Year: 2012

Price $50
One of the Institute's most groundbreaking achievements to date is supporting the editing, translation, and publication, in addition to financial sponsorship, of the book, "The Armenian Genocide: Evidence from the ...
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Genocide in the Ottoman Empire: Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks, 1913-1923


Author: George N. Shirinian

Year: 2017

Price $93.75
The final years of the Ottoman Empire were catastrophic ones for its non-Turkish, non-Muslim minorities. From 1913 to 1923, its rulers deported, killed, or otherwise persecuted staggering numbers of citizens ...
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An American Physician in Turkey: A Narrative of Adventures in Peace and War


Author: Clarence D. Ussher

Year: 1990

Price $45.00
Originally published in 1917, this is the memoir of Dr. Clarence D. Ussher, who served as a doctor and missionary in Marsovan, Harput and Van from 1898 to 1915. It ...
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Ararat: The Shooting Script


Author: Atom Egoyan

Year: 2002

Price $18.95
Egoyan’s Ararat is a contemporary story of two estranged families and their search for reconciliation and truth. A film-within-a-film, it is also a historical re-enactment being made by a famous ...
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Judgment at Istanbul: The Armenian Genocide Trials


Author: Vahakn N. Dadrian and Taner Akçam

Year: 2011

Price $85.00
This book provides vital background information and is a prime source of legal evidence and authentic Turkish eyewitness testimony of the intent and the crime of genocide against the Armenians. ...
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Model Citizens of the State


Author: Rifat N. Bali

Year: 2012

Price $100.00
This book provides an exposé of the treatment of the Jewish community in Turkey from 1950 to the present, their fight against anti-Semitism, the struggle for their constitutional rights, and ...
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The Asia Minor Catastrophe and the Ottoman Greek Genocide: Essays on Asia Minor, Pontos, and Eastern Thrace, 1912-1923


Author: George N. Shirinian

Year: 2012

Price $40.00
The Asia Minor Catastrophe and the Ottoman Greek Genocide: Essays on Asia Minor, Pontos, and Eastern Thrace, 1913-1923 edited by George N. Shirinian, Executive Director of the Zoryan Institute, is ...
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The Banality of Denial: Israel and the Armenian Genocide


Author: Yair Auron

Year: 2003

Price $35.96
This book examines the current attitudes of the State of Israel and its leading institutions toward the Armenian Genocide. While numerous Jewish scholars in and outside Israel affirm the Armenian ...
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The Banality of Indifference


Author: Yair Auron

Year: 2003

Price $35.96
Israeli historian, Dr. Yair Auron, raises theoretical, philosophical, and moral questions about concepts of genocide and the uniqueness of the Jewish Holocaust. After a brief historical introduction, Auron discusses the ...
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Der Volkermord an den Armeniern 1915/16: Dokumente aus dem Politishcen Archiv des deutschen Auswrtigen Amts


Author: Wolfgang Gust

Year: 2005

Price $50.00
One of the Institute's most groundbreaking achievements to date is supporting the editing, translation, and publication, in addition to financial sponsorship, of the book, "The Armenian Genocide: Evidence from the ...
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Georgetown Boys


Author: Jack Apramian
Edited: Lorne Shirinian

Year: 2009

Price $34.95
This is the story of the Georgetown Boys told by one of the boys, himself. Having lost everything, the most precious thing remaining to them was the memory of their ...
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The Making of Nagorno-Karabagh: From Secession to Republic


Author: Levon Chorbajian

Year: 2001

Price $95.00
The first major territorial struggle in the late Soviet period involved Nagorno-Karabagh, an Armenian-inhabited territory that had been assigned to the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic in the early 1920s. Armenian ...
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The Sumgait Tragedy: Pogroms against Armenians in Soviet Azerbaijian – Volume I: Eyewitness Accounts


Author: Samvel Shahmuratian

Year: 1990

Price $41.00
For three days in February, 1988, the Azerbaijani city of Sumgait became the arena of pogroms against the Armenians of the city. The Sumgait tragedy was a brutal, organized attempt ...
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From Empire to Republic: Turkish Nationalism and the Armenian Genocide


Author: Taner Akçam

Year: 2004

Price $75.00
The Zoryan Institute and Zed books of London, England are pleased to announce the publication of a groundbreaking new book by Turkish scholar Taner Akçam, entitled From Empire to Republic: ...
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Hitler and the Armenian Genocide


Author: Kevork Bardakjian

Year: 1985

Price $15.00
In August 1939, Hitler justified his plan to destroy Poland and create a new order by asking, "Who remembers now the extermination of the Armenians?" Hitler's rhetorical question acquired an ...
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Studies in Comparative Genocide


Author: Levon Chorbajian
George N. Shirinian

Year: 1999

Many of the world's leading authorities in history, sociology, political science and psychology shed new light on the major genocides of the 20th century in this book from Macmillan Press ...

Journal of Political and Military Sociology: Volume 22 No. 1


Author: Vahakn N. Dadrian

Year: 1994

The Armenian Genocide in Official Turkish Records: Collected Essays by Vahakn N. Dadrian. A Special Issue of The Journal of Political and Military Sociology. Vol. 22, no. 1 (Summer 1994). In ...

The Armenian Genocide Within A Framework of Compelling Evidence


Author: Vahakn Dadrian

Year: 2002

The book contains the printed text of a lecture by noted genocide specialist Prof. Vahakn Dadrian given at Harvard. It incorporates an introduction by Prof. James Russell of Harvard University, ...

Needle, Thread and Button


Author: John Yervant Kouyoumjian

Year: 1988

Born in Garin (Erzerum), the heartland of historic Armenia, young Yervant Kouyoumjian lived through the horrors of the deportations and massacres of Armenians under Ottoman rules during the First World ...

Out Of Darkness


Author: Ramela Martin

Year: 1989

Out of Darkness is the story of Ramela Der Pilibosian Martin who was born in Malatia, Western or Ottoman Armenia, just before the Genocide of 1915-1917.  Her father had died ...

Journals

Genocide Studies International

In keeping with the objectives of the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies to raise awareness by being a bridge between academia and civil society, as well as policy-makers, Genocide Studies International (GSI) is a journal devoted to innovative research, analysis and information. GSI is a forum for the academic study and understanding of the phenomena of genocide and the gross violation of human rights and various approaches to preventing them. It strives to raise awareness of the necessity of genocide prevention and the promotion of universal human rights. It serves as a critical voice for analyzing governmental and supra-governmental efforts in the prevention of genocide. This peer-reviewed journal is interdisciplinary and comparative in nature. It welcomes submissions on individual case studies, thematic approaches, and policy analyses that relate to the history, causes, impact, aftermath, and all other aspects of genocide.”

The journal is led by an experienced team of editors – Hazel Cameron, Herbert Hirsch, Roger W. Smith, Henry Theriault, and Elisa von Joeden Forgey.

Popular titles include:

  • 60 Years after the Ratification of the Genocide Convention: Critical Reflections on the State and Future of Genocide Studies
  • The Aftermath of Genocide
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • The 1994 Rwandan Genocide
  • The Failure of Preventions
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Diaspora

Diaspora is dedicated to the multidisciplinary study of the history, culture, social structure, politics, and economics of both the traditional diasporas – Armenian, Greek, and Jewish – and the new transnational dispersions which in the past four decades have come to be identified as ‘diasporas.’ These encompass groups ranging from the African-, Chinese-,Indian-, and Mexican-American to the Ukrainian- and Haitian-Canadian, the Caribbean-British, the Antillean-French, and many others.

Published three times a year by the University of Toronto Press.

The journal is led and edited by Khachig Tölölyan is a professor of the humanities in the College of Letters at Wesleyan University in Connecticut and co-edited by Dr. Talar Chahinian.

Popular titles include:

  • Diasporic Return
  • Deconstructing the (Re)construction of South Asian Identities in Canada
  • Islands, Diaspora, and Creolization Issue
  • Creating the Ethiopian Diaspora: Perspectives from Across the Disciplines
  • Re-Imagining Diasporas and Generations
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