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Published: 01 November 2016

288 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190633462

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Year of the Sword

The Assyrian Christian Genocide, A History

Joseph Yacoub

  • The first general history published in English linking past and present of the mass killings of 1915 in which the Ottomans sought to extirpate the Aramaic-speaking Assyrian, Syriac and Chaldean Christians of the Middle East
  • Yacoub, whose own family was murdered and dispersed, has gathered eye-witness accounts and reports casting light on the "hidden genocide"
  • Attacks on the Assyrians have been mirrored in recent times, not least by the abuses committed by the Islamic State.

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