Beyond National Narratives? Centenary Histories, the First World War and the Armenian Genocide Armenian Genocide

@article{Laycock2015BeyondNN,
  title={Beyond National Narratives? Centenary Histories, the First World War and the Armenian Genocide Armenian Genocide},
  author={Joanne Laycock},
  journal={Revolutionary Russia},
  year={2015},
  volume={28},
  pages={117 - 93}
}
  • J. Laycock
  • Published 3 July 2015
  • Sociology
  • Revolutionary Russia
In April 2015 the centenary of the Armenian Genocide was commemorated. Just like the First World War centenary, this anniversary has provoked a flurry of academic and public interest in what remains a highly contested history. This article assesses the state of the current historiography on the fate of the Ottoman Armenians. It focuses on the possibilities for moving beyond the national narratives which continue to dominate the field, in particular through connecting the case of the Armenian… Expand
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