Resources from ExpertsThe Armenian Genocide
Some sources for students

Akçam, Taner, A Shameful Act: Turkish Responsibility and the Armenian Genocide. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 2006.

Balakian, Grigoris. Armenian Golgotha, A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

Balakian, Peter. Black Dog of Fate (New Edition). New York: Basic Books, 2009.

Balakian, Peter. The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America’s Response. New York: HarperCollins, 2003.

Hovannisian, Richard, ed. Remembrance and Denial: The Case of the Armenian Genocide. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1998.

Kloian, Richard D. The Armenian Genocide: News Accounts from the American Press 1915-22. Berkeley: Anto Publishing, 1987.

Melson, Robert. Revolution and Genocide: On the Origins of the Armenian Genocide and the Holocaust. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992.

Power, Samantha. A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide. New York: Basic Books, 2002.

Slide, Anthony, ed. Ravished Armenia and the Story of Aurora Mardiganian. London: Latham, 1997.

Teaching Guide

Crimes Against Humanity and Civilization: The Genocide of the Armenians. Boston: Facing History and Ourselves, 2004.


Ararat, Atom Egoyan, dir. 115 minutes, Miramax.
The Armenian Genocide, PBS, Two Cats Productions, April, 2006, 55 minutes, with Julianna Margulies.