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Bartov - Chapter 01

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Buy and Download Description The historiography of the end of the Ottoman Empire, much of it genuinely scholarly but too much of it polemical and propagandistic, has been shaped by a contemporary politics framed within the legitimizing limits of nationalist normality. What I will argue is quite different. Rather than a civil war, which indeed never took place and exists only in the imagination of professional falsifiers, the genocide occurred when state authorities decided to remove the Armenians from eastern Anatolia in order to realize a number of strategic goals — the elimination of a perceived Armenian threat in the war against Russia, punishment of the Armenians for activities which the Turkish authorities believed to be rebellious and detrimental to the survival of the Ottoman state, and realization of grandiose ambitions to create a Pan-Turkic empire that would extend from Anatolia through the Caucasus to Central Asia. The historiography of the end of the Ottoman Empire, much of it genuinely scholarly but too much of it polemical and propagandistic, has been shaped by a contemporary politics framed within the legitimizing limits of nationalist normality. What I
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