Confiscation and Destruction: The Young Turk Seizure of by Ugur Ungor,Mehmet Polatel

By Ugur Ungor,Mehmet Polatel

This is the 1st significant examine of the mass sequestration of Armenian estate by means of the younger Turk regime in the course of the 1915 Armenian genocide. It info the emergence of Turkish fiscal nationalism, deals perception into the commercial ramifications of the genocidal strategy, and describes how the plunder used to be equipped at the flooring. The interrelated nature of estate confiscation initiated via the younger Turk regime and its cooperating neighborhood elites bargains new insights into the services and beneficiaries of state-sanctioned theft. Drawing on mystery documents and unexamined documents, the authors exhibit that whereas Armenians suffered systematic plunder and destruction, traditional Turks have been assigned a number estate for his or her progress.

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