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The great fire : one American's mission to rescue victims of the 20th century's first genocide, Lou Ureneck

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The great fire : one American's mission to rescue victims of the 20th century's first genocide
Title
The great fire
Title remainder
one American's mission to rescue victims of the 20th century's first genocide
Statement of responsibility
Lou Ureneck
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Language
eng
Summary
Relates the true story of Asa Jennings, a YMCA minister from upstate New York who arrived in Smyrna (now Izmir) in 1922 to teach sports to boys, but instead found himself working tirelessly to help rescue more than 250,000 refugees during the genocide of Armenian and Greek Christians
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
956.1/023
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DF845.53.I94
LC item number
U74 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The great fire : one American's mission to rescue victims of the 20th century's first genocide, Lou Ureneck
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The great fire : one American's mission to rescue victims of the 20th century's first genocide, Lou Ureneck
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-466) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
End of an empire -- An innocent arrives -- The Great Offensive -- George Horton, poet-consul -- Garabed Hatcherian -- Admiral Bristol, American potentate -- Washington responds -- Jennings's suggestion -- Theodora -- An American destroyer arrives -- The view from Nif -- Back in Constantinople -- Captain Hepburn's dilemma -- Garabed Hatcherian -- Noureddin Pasha -- fire breaks out -- "All boats over" -- Morning after -- Garabed Hatcherian -- Oil, war, and the protection of minorities -- Bristol's resistance -- Halsey Powell -- Theodora -- Days of despair -- "We are celebrating Smyrna" -- Jennings and the Hand of God -- Garabed Hatcherian -- Washington feels pressure -- Jennings negotiates with a Prime Minister -- The evacuation begins -- The Rhodes letter resurfaces -- Revolution -- British assistance -- After Smyrna
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 488 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062259882
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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(OCoLC)889165933

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