Τρίτη, 5 Απριλίου 2011

The Genocide of the Ottoman Greeks


Aristide D. Caratzas, Publisher, announces the publication of Genocide Against the Ottoman Greeks: Studies on the State-Sponsored Campaign of Extermination of the Christians of Asia Minor, 1912-1922 and Its Aftermath: History, Law, Memory.Edited by Tessa Hofmann, Matthias Bjornlund, Vasileios Meichanetsidis 512 pages, 37 photographs, maps ISBN 978-0-89241-615-8 Table of Contents:Israel W. Charny: Prologue: The integrity and courage to recognize all the victims of a genocide: Naming all other victims alongside one's own people, and where necessary even acknowledging violence done by our own victim people, without defining oneself a traitor Tessa Hofmann, Matthias Bjornlund, Vasileios Meichanetsidis: Introduction A. Historical overview, documentation, interpretation Tessa Hofmann: Genoktonia en roi: Cumulative genocide Matthias Bjornlund: Danish sources to the destruction of the Ottoman Greeks, 1914-1916 Rachef Donef: The role of Teskilat Mahsusa (Special Organisation) in the genocide of 1915 John Mourelos: The 1914 persecutions of Greeks in the Ottoman Empire and the first attempt at an exchange of minorities between Greece and Turkey Nikolaos Hlamides: The Smyrna Holocaust: the final phase of the Greek GenocideMatthew Stewart: The Immediate Context of the Smyrna Catastrophe: The Peace Treaties and the Aftermath of the Greco-Turkish War of 1919-1922 Harry J. Psomiades:The American Near East Relief (NER) and the Megali Catastrophe in 1922 B. Representations and Law Steven Leonard Jacobs:Genocide of Others: Raphael Lemkin, the Genocide of the Greeks, the Holocaust, and the Present Moment Alfred De Zayas: The Ottoman genocide against the Greeks and other Christian minori-ties in the light of the Genocide Convention C. Genocide education Ronald Levitsky: Teaching the Pontian Greek Genocide? D. Memorialization Michel Bruneau, Kiriakos Papoulidis:Remembering the Genocide and the 'Unforgettable Homelands' - the Erecting of Commemorative Monuments in Greece by the Refugees of Asia Minor E. Conceptualization Akis Kailaitzidis: The Eastern Question: Genocide in Support of Nationality Abraham Der Krikorian; Eugene Taylor: Achieving Ever-Greater Precision in Attestation and Attribution of Genocide Photographs Annex - Eyewitness accounts- Archival sources- IAGS resolution- Chronology of major events- Glossary- Selective bibliography- List of contributors- List of illustrations- Maps- Index