The Danger Zone Of Europe; Changes And Problems In The Near East by Henry Charles Woods

The Danger Zone Of Europe; Changes And Problems In The Near East

byHenry Charles Woods

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1911 Excerpt: ... VI THE CAUSES AND RESULTS OF THE MASSACRE The outbreak in Cilicia shown to be a massacre of Christians and not an Armenian rebellion--Some reasons for supposing that the exSultan Abdul Hamid was not himself personally responsible for the massacres--Effects of the massacres--An account of the manner in which the causes of the massacre were investigated by the Government and of the methods by which the courts-martial carried on the trials of supposed malefactors--The cases of some officials who did not receive that punishment which their conduct merited. The real causes of the outbreak which occurred in Southern Asia Minor and in Northern Syria in 1909 are incompletely known. The object of the following pages is not, therefore, to assert or to rely upon any particular facts in order to prove that any special persons or series of events were or were not the causes of the massacre, but rather to collect, if possible in an intelligible form, the evidence which comes before the traveller who is honest in his desire to ascertain the truth, and also to reproduce extracts from certain documents which must undoubtedly prove the official attitude of the Turkish Government concerning the causes of the massacres. By this means, which is the only course open to me, I trust that I may be able, not only to assist my readers to form some opinion as to the possible causes of the outbreak, but also to enable them to understand some of the results produced by this great calamity. IM The first question which must be decided before endeavouring to ascertain who was responsible for the disaster in Asia Minor is whether this outbreak was an Armenian rebellion against the Turkish Government, or whether it was a Moslem massacre of Christians. If this slaughter was the result of a re...

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Title:The Danger Zone Of Europe; Changes And Problems In The Near EastFormat:PaperbackDimensions:98 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217582680

ISBN - 13:9780217582681

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