Tadem, My Father's Village: Extinguished during the 1915 Armenian Genocide by Robert Aram KaloosdianTadem, My Father's Village: Extinguished during the 1915 Armenian Genocide by Robert Aram Kaloosdian

Tadem, My Father's Village: Extinguished during the 1915 Armenian Genocide

byRobert Aram Kaloosdian

Hardcover | March 2, 2015

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Winner of the Gold Medal for Best New Voice from IBPA’s Ben Franklin (2016)

Drawing on accounts from over a dozen witnesses, most never before published, the author recounts the life and death of one village. He follows his father, Boghos Kezerian Kaloosdian, and other townspeople from the first intimations of violence through deportations, separations, massacres, and escapes, to the establishment of diasporal communities. With striking immediacy, the author presents Tadem as a microcosm of the Genocide and argues that the Turks used the outbreak of World War I as a cover for atrocities motivated by religious hatred and greed.
The son of a Genocide survivor, ROBERT ARAM KALOOSDIAN was raised in Watertown, Massachusetts, and graduated from Clark University and the Boston University School of Law. As a leader in Armenian-community affairs, Kaloosdian has devoted much of his life to the recognition and study of the Genocide. He was founding chairman of the Arme...
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Title:Tadem, My Father's Village: Extinguished during the 1915 Armenian GenocideFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.3 × 6.2 × 1.28 inPublished:March 2, 2015Publisher:Peter E. Randall PublisherLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1942155026

ISBN - 13:9781942155027

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“(A)n exceptionally rich local history… meticulously records the different phases of the genocidal process by presenting Tadem as a microcosm of the genocide.  Kaloosdian has made a lasting contribution in reconstructing the experience of Tademtsis (people from Tadem) during and after the genocide."—Journal of Levantine Studies