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The readings and conversations at the

Moreover, Phillips shows profound knowledge about Turkish-Armenian issues and the deep distrust that the two peoples have toward each other. In Chile, for instance, memory is still an open wound. As a graduate student, he focused on Latin American literature and the Jewish experience.

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There are no miracle solutions for dealing with the repressive past and satisfying both sides to the conflict. The Turkish-Armenian conflict has lasted for nearly a century and still continues in attenuated forms to poison the relationship between these two peoples. As I read further and examined the photographs even closer, I lost my composure. Without these cookies, we won't know if you have any performance-related issues that we may be able to address.

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Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. The readings and conversations at the Silberman Seminar led Meter to reexamine his scholarly focus, which of late has centered on sports and Jewish identity in Latin America. The story of what happened to the Armenians in is well-known. In addition, Phillips objectively presents the Turkish, Azerbaijani, and Armenian perspectives on the reconciliation issue. With no bilateral talks between Turkey and Armenia, and with the waning of U.

We use this information to create a better experience for all users. In addition, Phillips stresses that he aimed to promote mutual understanding and good will between Turks and Armenians and the establishment of neighbourly relations between Turkey and Armenia. The book narrates and analyses all these themes concurrently. Issues of identity, loss, and trauma have a particular resonance there, he said, because of those injustices. It is a live and divisive political issue that mobilizes Armenians across the world, touches the identity and politics of modern Turkey, and has consumed the attention of U.

The wars in Georgia and Ukraine brought greater attention to some unresolved conflicts, but not to the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan. The role of diplomacy Unsilencing the Past is not an academic book based on research. Performance and reliability cookies These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability. Indeed, when Turkish and American political and economic interests diverged in Iraq, the U.