Zabel Yessayan: In the Ruins

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A testament to her lifelong commitment to the fight for social justice and human rights, In the Ruins is Zabel Yessayan’s masterpiece about the 1909 massacres of Armenians in Adana. The book combines personal observation and survivor testimony in a searing account of the devastation and destruction Yessayan witnessed in the wake of the massacres, serving as a warning for the future of the Ottoman Empire. Here, Judy Saryan discusses the story behind the book and why it resonated so deeply at the time of its publication.

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