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Author Temelkuran, Ece, 1973-
Uniform Title ʻAğrı'nın derinliği. English
Title Deep mountain : across the Turkish-Armenian divide / Ece Temelkuran ; translated by Kenneth Dakan.
Published London ; New York : Verso, 2010.
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 Floor2  DR435.A7 T4513 2010    IN LIBRARY
Edition English ed.
Description x, 256 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Note "Original Turkish-language edition published by Everest Yayinlari as Ağrı'nın derinliği 2008"--T.p. verso.
Contents Introduction -- Pt. I. "YOUNG LADY, AT LEAST WE HAVE A SOUL." "I didn't steal anyone's mountain" -- "I'm a reporter from Alaska" -- "Don't you ever get tired of the 'genocide issue'?" -- One, two, three...long live the Turks! -- "If 'genocide' is in quotes I'll get around it" -- "Open your bags, please!" -- My "appealing" Armenians -- Pt. II. "NUMBED BY THE CONSTANT ACCUSATIONS." "Paris is going to be great -- just great!" -- "There are three kinds of Armenian" -- "If I don't say 'genocide' I won't be able to look myself in the mirror" -- "We're passing on traditions, not rage" -- Good vs. Evil -- "I'm tired of living with corpses" -- "If only this thing would get resolved" -- The daughters of ghosts -- "A land of dead doves" -- Pt. III. "I'D LIKE TO SET OUT ON A JOURNEY, TOO, AND GET TO KNOW THE TURKS." No laughing matter -- What do mothers love more than their children? -- "May the air ring with our stamping feet!" -- "Locked horns" -- Do Armenians get to play golf? -- "A velvet purse" -- "When in Rome..." -- My Armenian sister -- Postscript.
Summary An exploration of the living history and continuing dispute on the Armenian genocide. Temelkuran weaves together an account of the role of national myths and memories, and how they are sustained and distorted over time, both within Turkey and Armenia, as well as among the communities of Armenians elsewhere in the world.
Subject Armenians -- Turkey -- History.
Turks -- Public opinion.
Turkey -- Foreign public opinion.
Armenians -- Attitudes.
Armenians -- Interviews.
Temelkuran, Ece, 1973-
Related To Online version: Temelkuran, Ece, 1973- ʻAğrı'nın derinliği. English. Deep mountain. English ed. London ; New York : Verso, 2010 (OCoLC)742325647
ISBN 1844674231 : $26.95
9781844674237 : $26.95
OCLC number 317919573