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Published: 07 July 2011

272 Pages | 1 map


ISBN: 9780199698349

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Sorrowful Shores

Violence, Ethnicity, and the End of the Ottoman Empire 1912-1923

Ryan Gingeras

Oxford Studies in Modern European History

  • Received an honorable mention from the judges of the British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize
  • Offers a unique history of the end of the Ottoman Empire and the birth of the Turkish Republic
  • Challenges nationalist interpretations of Turkish history between 1912-1923
  • Examines a tumultuous period: the Balkan Wars, the First World War, the Armenian Genocide, the Turkish War of Independence, and Greek occupation