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There Was and There Was Not: A Journey Through Hate and Possibility in Turkey, Armenia, and Beyond

Meline Toumani
Format
Book
Published
New York, New York : Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2014.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780805097627, 0805097627, 9780805097634 (electronic book)
Related Resources
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Summary
A young Armenian-American goes to Turkey in a 'love thine enemy' experiment that becomes a transformative reflection on how we use-- and abuse-- our personal histories.
Contents
  • Diaspora. When we talk about what happened ; Summer camp, Franklin, Massachusetts, 1989 ; "How did they kill your grandparents?" ; A real Armenian ; False assumptions ; "With this madness, what art could there be?
  • "Alternate realities. "So you are a bit mixed up now" ; "Armenians are killers of children" ; January 19, 2007
  • Turkey. Paradoxes ; Language ; Knowing and not knowing ; How to be a Turk ; Official history
  • Armenia. Country on maps ; Hello, Homeland! ; Reunions
  • Power. The narcissism of small similarities ; Excess baggage ; Soccer diplomacy ; Terms.
Description
x, 286 pages : map ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages [285]-286).
Technical Details
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