Armenian Genocide, 1915-1923 (revision)

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150 $a Armenian Genocide, 1915-1923

450 $a Armenian massacres, 1915-1923 (current term)

551 $w g $a Armenia $x History $y 1901 (copied from current record)

550 $w g $a Armenian question (it would be nice if we could update this or cancel it like Jewish question was canceled)

550 $w g $a World War, 1914-1918 $x Atrocities (copied from current record)

670 $a Britannica, February 4, 2020 $b (Armenian Genocide, campaign of deportation and mass killing conducted against the Armenian subjects of the Ottoman Empire by the Young Turk government during World War I)

670 $a Senate Resolution 150, 2019 $b (Resolved, That it is the sense of the Senate that it is the policy of the United States—(1) to commemorate the Armenian Genocide through official recognition and remembrance;(2) to reject efforts to enlist, engage, or otherwise associate the United States Government with denial of the Armenian Genocide or any other genocide; and (3) to encourage education and public understanding of the facts of the Armenian Genocide)

670 $a Association of Genocide Scholars Resolution, 1997 $b (That this assembly of the Association of Genocide Scholars… reaffirms that the mass murder of over a million Armenians in Turkey in 1915 is a case of genocide)

670 $a Modern genocide: the definitive resource and document collection, 2015: $b v.1, pg. 3 (The Armenian Genocide took place during World War I and its immediate aftermath and involved the forced deportations and systematic mass killing of the Armenian people by the Young Turk military dictatorship…The events of 1915 and the years just after are often described as the first major genocide in the 20th century)

670 $a Encyclopedia of genocide and crimes against humanity, 2005: $b v.1, pg. 244 (Denial of the Armenian genocide is the most patent example of a state’s denial of its past)

670 $a Encyclopedia of genocide, 1999: $b v.1, pg. LXIX (…The Armenian Genocide represents the first major genocide of the murderous twentieth century in which the awesome power of state machinery was applied for systematic killing) pg. 162 (The current emphasis is on removing the label ‘genocide’ from the Armenian experience. This is done in part by describing the genocide as a civil war within a global war)

670 $a Oxford handbook of genocide studies, 2013: $b pg. 50 (The persecution of Armenians during the First World War incorporated many of the chief features of ethnic cleansing. …In this case ethnic cleansing led to genocide)

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