IHUM Modern 3

IHUM Modern 3 - It is not a zone of timeless violence What...

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It is not a zone of timeless violence What are the lessons we get from the Armenian genocide? Imperial genocide - multi-religious empire Why the perpetrators still insist that they did not commit the genocide? How do you get away with a genocide? Domestic policies and aspects of genocide External forces – settlers and foreign powers committing acts of violence against the indigenous people The empire is losing its capacity to remain a governing body Sliced by outside powers (British, Russian) Middle-East under the Ottoman rule Ruling regime is at stake Genocide becomes the remedy What is the Ottoman Empire at the turn of the century? Very rigidly structured – Muslims and non-Muslims Dhimmi – tolerated subject Millets – autonomous corporations, blocked from political power, enjoy civil Conversion to islam – to be able to integrate themselves into the political power Rather peaceful but not homogenous, no integration From time to time rebellions brutal suppression going back to initial conditions
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