In the early twentieth century, some 1.5 million Armenians perished in the Armenian genocide, at the hands of the Ottoman Turks. This blood-curdling episode in world history largely vanished from public awareness for much of the twentieth century, and is still unknown by most people. We examine its origins, its progress, and its ensuing disappearance.
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Rouben Adalian is director of the Armenian National Institute. He holds a Ph.D. in history from UCLA, and has taught at George Washington University, Georgetown University, and Johns Hopkins University.
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