BOOK LAUNCH – Illustrated presentation by Ara Sarafian
Armenians in Ottoman Turkey, 1914: A Geographic and Demographic Gazetteer – by DR. SARKIS Y. KARAYAN
17th October 2018, 7.00 – Hayashen
This book is the single most important English-language publication on the demographic profile of Armenians in the late Ottoman Empire. It is based on a plethora of published and archival records, especially Armenian language materials that have not been cited in English language academic works. According to Karayan’s statistics, there were over 2.4 million Ottoman Armenians in over 4,000 towns and villages. He names them all. He also estimates the number of Armenians lost to the Genocide of 1915 at 2.1 million people.
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