The Righteous of the Armenian Genocide

Ago Demirdjia (author)



“The Righteous of the Armenian Genocide” by Gerard Dedeyan uncovers forgotten tales of bravery amid the darkness. Highlighting the compassion of ordinary individuals, it reveals their heroic acts and celebrates the indomitable human spirit. A poignant reminder of the power of empathy, resilience, and the triumph of good.

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“The Righteous of the Armenian Genocide” by Gerard Dedeyan is a compelling and meticulously researched book that delves into the lesser-known stories of courage, compassion, and heroism that emerged amidst the darkness of the Armenian Genocide. Gerard Dedeyan, a renowned scholar and expert on Armenian history, unveils a powerful collection of narratives that pay tribute to those individuals who risked their lives to save Armenians from the atrocities of the genocide.

In this deeply moving and poignant account, Dedeyan brings to light the untold stories of ordinary men and women who defied the pervasive brutality and persecution of the Ottoman Empire during the early 20th century. Through extensive research, interviews, and historical records, the author sheds light on the selfless acts of numerous individuals from various backgrounds, religions, and nationalities who displayed extraordinary courage and moral fortitude.

“The Righteous of the Armenian Genocide” serves as a testament to the remarkable human spirit and the innate capacity for empathy even in the face of unspeakable horrors. Dedeyan meticulously examines the actions of diplomats, missionaries, humanitarian workers, and everyday citizens who took great risks to protect Armenians from the systematic violence and deportation that resulted in the loss of over a million lives.

By bringing these stories to the forefront, Dedeyan dispels the notion that the Armenian Genocide was solely an act of immense cruelty and devastation. Instead, he highlights the resilience and determination of those who stood against the tide of hatred and intolerance, demonstrating that even in the darkest of times, there are individuals who embody the highest principles of humanity.

“The Righteous of the Armenian Genocide” is not only a historical account but also a celebration of the human spirit’s capacity for compassion and the power of collective action in the face of adversity. Through vivid storytelling and comprehensive research, Dedeyan honors the memories of the righteous individuals whose acts of kindness and bravery provide a glimmer of hope amidst the horrors of genocide.

This book is an essential read for anyone interested in the history of the Armenian Genocide, as well as those seeking stories of inspiration, resilience, and the triumph of good over evil. “The Righteous of the Armenian Genocide” serves as a timely reminder of the importance of acknowledging the past, learning from it, and embracing the values of tolerance, justice, and compassion to ensure that such atrocities are never repeated.

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Weight 0.876 g
Dimensions 24.2 × 16.8 cm