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The Burning Tigris

The Armenian Genocide and America's Response

The Burning Tigris( )
Author: Balakian, Peter
ISBN:978-0-06-019840-4
Publication Date:Sep 2003
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.95
Book Description:

Awarded the Raphael Lemkin Prize for the best scholarly book on genocide by the Institute for Genocide Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY Graduate Center.

In this groundbreaking history of the Armenian Genocide, the critically acclaimed author of the memoir Black Dog of Fate brings us a riveting narrative of the massacres of the Armenians in the 1890s and genocide in 1915 at the hands of the Ottoman Turks. Using rarely seen archival documents and remarkable...
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Book Details
Pages:496
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Human Rights
Political Science / Genocide & War Crimes
History / Europe / Eastern
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.165 Inches
Book Weight:1.808 Pounds
Author Biography
Balakian, Peter (Author)
Peter Balakian was born in Teaneck, New Jersey on June 13, 1951. He received a B.A. from Bucknell University, a M.A. from New York University, and a Ph.D. in American civilization from Brown University. He has been an English professor at Colgate University since 1980. His collections of poetry including Father Fisheye, Sad Days of Light, Reply from Wilderness Island, Dyer's Thistle, June-Tree: New and Selected Poems 1974-2000, Ziggurat, and Ozone Journal, which won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for poetry. He has also written works of nonfiction including Theodore Roethke's Far Fields and The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response. His memoir, Black Dog of Fate, won the PEN/Albrand Prize for memoir.

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