The British Empire and the Armenian Genocide: Humanitarianism and Imperial Politics from Gladstone to Churchill

The British Empire and the Armenian Genocide: Humanitarianism and Imperial Politics from Gladstone to Churchill

by Michelle Tusan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781784533854
Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date: 03/30/2017
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Michelle Tusan is Professor of History at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the author of Smyrna's Ashes: Humanitarianism, Genocide and the Birth of the Middle East. She has published widely on the history of humanitarianism and human rights.

Table of Contents

List of Figures viii

Acknowledgements x

Introduction: The Crime of Genocide 1

1 W.E. Gladstone and Humanitarian Intervention 11

2 The New Diplomacy 38

3 Hamidian Massacres and the Media 57

4 Revolution, Massacre and War in the Balkans 90

5 Genocide and the Great War 124

6 Saving "The Remnant" 151

7 "Crimes Against Humanity" 184

8 Winston Churchill's Realpolitik 211

Conclusion: Forgetting Genocide 240

Notes 245

Bibliography 280

Index 294

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