Armenian Golgotha

ISBN-10: 1400096774

ISBN-13: 9781400096770

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List price: $28.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/9/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Born in 1876, Grigoris Balakian was one of the leading Armenian intellectuals of his generation. Educated in Germany and in the Ottoman Empire, he was ordained as a celibate priest in 1901 and served the Armenian Apostolic Church as an emissary to Europe, Russia in particular. He wrote several books, some of which were confiscated by the Turkish government in 1915 or subsequently lost. He later became bishop of the Armenian Apostolic Church in southern France. He died in Marseilles in 1934. Peter Balakianis the author ofThe Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America’s Response,winner of the 2005 Raphael Lemkin Prize, aNew York Timesbest seller, and aNew York TimesNotable Book; andofBlack Dog of Fate,winner of the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for the Art of Memoir, also aNew York TimesNotable Book. Grigoris Balakian was his great-uncle. From the Hardcover edition.

Map: Armenia, 500 B.C.-Present
Map: The 1915 Armenian Genocide in the Turkish Empire
Translator's Note
The Life of an Exile July 1914-April 1916
July-October 1914
In Berlin Before the War
In Berlin
Return to Constantinople from Berlin
The First Deportation, April 1915-February 1916
The General Condition of the Armenians at the Beginning of 1915
The First Bad News from Cilicia: The Secret Messenger
Map: Deportation and Escape Routes
The Night of Gethsemane
Red Sunday
Toward a Place of Exile: The Names of the Exiles in Ayash
Life in Chankiri Armory: The Names of the Deportees in Chankiri
Life of the Deportees in the City
Plan for the Extinction of the Armenians in Turkey
The Armenian Carnage in Ankara
The Tragic End of Deportee Friends in Ayash
The Tragic End of the Chankiri Deportees
The Deportation and Killing of Zohrab and Vartkes
The Armenians of Chankiri in the Days of Horror
The General Condition of the Armenians at the Beginning of 1916
Second Arrest and Imprisonment
Departure from Chankiri to Choroum
From Choroum to Yozgat
From Yozgat to Boghazliyan: The Skulls
The Second Deportation: The Caravan of Death to Der Zor, February-April 1916
The Confessions of a Slayer Captain
Encountering Another Caravan of the Condemned
From Boghazliyan to Kayseri: The Halys River Bridge and the Bandits of the Ittihad
Kayseri to Tomarza
Tomarza to Gazbel
Gazbel to Hajin
Hajin to Sis
Sis to Garzbazar
Garzbazar to Osmaniye
Osmaniye to Hasanbeyli and Kanle-gechid
Hasanbeyli to Islahiye: The Sweet Smell of Bread
Islahiye: A Field of Mounds for Graves
Bad News from Der Zor
Escape from Islahiye to Ayran
The Life of a Fugitive April 1916-January 1919
In the Tunnels of Amanos
Escape on the Way to Ayran-Baghche (Vineyard)
The Remnants of the Armenians in the Amanos Mountains
Signs of Imminent New Storms
The Treatment of the Armenians by the German Soldiers
The Ghosts of Ten Thousand Armenian Women in the Deserts of Ras-ul-Ain
The Deportation and Murder of the Armenian Workers of Amanos
Bloodshed on the Way from Baghche to Marash: A German Nurse Goes Insane
The Suffering of British Prisoners of War at Kut-al-Amara
The Program of Forced Islamization: Escape from Baghche to Injirli
In the Forests of Injirli: Escape from Amanos to Taurus
In the Tunnels of the Taurus Mountains
Map: Constantinople-to-Baghdad Railway
The Self-Sacrifice of the Armenian Workers of the Baghdad Railway
Fragments of Armenians in the Taurus Mountains
In the Deep Valley of Tashdurmaz
Life in Belemedik
The Deportation of Patriarch Zaven Der Yeghiayan from Constantinople to Baghdad
Legions of Armenian Exiles in Konya and Bozanti
Meeting Armenian Intellectuals on the Road to Belemedik
Escape from Belemedik to Adana
In Adana, January 1917-September 1918
The General Condition of the War at the Beginning of 1917
A Mysterious Patient in Adana's German Hospital
The Condition of the Remaining Armenians in Adana
The Curse of Murdered Armenian Mothers
The Natural Beauty of Cilicia: The Disguised Vine Grower
The Clerk of the Office: Disappearance
The General Condition of the Armenians at the Beginning of 1918
The Turkish Army Invades the Caucasus, and the Victory of the Armenians at Sardarabad
The Declaration of the Armenian Republic
The Hospital-Slaughterhouse of Turkish Soldiers
The Victorious British Army Occupies Damascus: The Battle of Arara
The National Vow of the Turks to Exterminate the Surviving Armenians: The General Massacre in Der Zor
Escape from the Land of Blood
The Disguised German Soldier Toward Constantinople: The Longing of a Mother
Armistice: The Allied Fleet Victoriously Enters the Turkish Capital
Did the Victors Come to Punish, or to Loot?
The General Condition of Constantinople on the Eve of the Armistice
Irrevocable Departure from Turkey: From Constantinople to Paris
Biographical Glossary
Appendix: Author's Preface
Map: Treaty of S�vres
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