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Bedross Der Matossian, Shattered Dreams of Revolution: From Liberty to Violence in the Late Ottoman Empire

Yaşar Tolga Cora
p. 118-123
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Bedross Der Matossian, Shattered Dreams of Revolution: From Liberty to Violence in the Late Ottoman Empire, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014, xii-249 p.

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The recent revolutions that have taken place in the Middle East – the so-called Arab Spring –raised great hopes of democratization. However, soon after, expectations of a better life sank into chaos and even civil war, as in the ongoing conflict in Syria, claiming the lives of tens of thousands and fueling the emigration of millions to neighboring countries. Why do revolutions fail, and how do they betray expectations of freedom, equality, and justice, resulting in waves of mass violence along ethnic and religious lines? In his monograph Shattered Dreams of Revolution, Bedross Der Matossian, an Assistant Professor of Modern Middle East History at the University of Nebraska/Lincoln, sets out to provide satisfactory answers to these and other, broader questions by examining the aftermath of the 1908 revolution in the Ottoman Empire.

Der Matossian’s book examines inherent tensions and ambiguities in the revolution during its first year, considering the ways that three non-dominant group...

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Yaşar Tolga Cora, « Bedross Der Matossian, Shattered Dreams of Revolution: From Liberty to Violence in the Late Ottoman Empire », Études arméniennes contemporaines, 7 | 2016, 118-123.

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Yaşar Tolga Cora, « Bedross Der Matossian, Shattered Dreams of Revolution: From Liberty to Violence in the Late Ottoman Empire », Études arméniennes contemporaines [En ligne], 7 | 2016, mis en ligne le 30 mai 2017, consulté le 29 mai 2017. URL : http://eac.revues.org/1043

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Yaşar Tolga Cora

University of Ann Arbor

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