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Assyrian Mission Quarterly Paper - Volume II By Assyrian Mission
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The Quarterly Paper of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Mission to the Assyrian Christians began publication in October 1890 and ceased with number 99 in April 1915. The original purpose was to inform... More > and attract supporters of the mission in the west. Along with detailed accounts of mission activities, the papers are full of interesting descriptions of the life and customs of the Assyrians of the time. Volume II contains numbers 26 through 50 (January 1897 - January 1903).< Less
Assyrian Mission Quarterly Paper - Volume III By Assyrian Mission
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The Quarterly Paper of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Mission to the Assyrian Christians began publication in October 1890 and ceased with number 99 in April 1915. The original purpose was to inform... More > and attract supporters of the mission in the west. Along with detailed accounts of mission activities, the papers are full of interesting descriptions of the life and customs of the Assyrians of the time. Volume III contains numbers 51 through 75 (April 1903 - April 1909).< Less
Assyrian Mission Quarterly Paper - Volume I By Assyrian Mission
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The Quarterly Paper of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Mission to the Assyrian Christians began publication in October 1890 and ceased with number 99 in April 1915. The original purpose was to inform... More > and attract supporters of the mission in the west. Along with detailed accounts of mission activities, the reports are full of interesting descriptions of the life and customs of the Assyrians of the time. Volume I contains numbers 1 through 25 (October 1890 - October 1896).< Less
Assyrian Mission Quarterly Paper - Volume IV By Assyrian Mission
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The Quarterly Paper of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Mission to the Assyrian Christians began publication in October 1890 and ceased with number 99 in April 1915. The original purpose was to inform... More > and attract supporters of the mission in the west. Along with detailed accounts of mission activities, the papers are full of interesting descriptions of the life and customs of the Assyrians of the time. Volume IV contains numbers 76 through 99 (July 1909 - April 1915) as well as chapters 4, 5, 6, 7, and 9 of "Through the East to Rome" by the Rev. G. J. Macgillivray one of the mission priests who later became a Roman Catholic.< Less
Assyrian Star - Part VI: 1962 By Assyrian Star Association
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The Assyrian Star is the longest running Assyrian publication in the United States. The first issue appeared in January 1952. The Assyrian Star was conceived as “An independent publication of,... More > by and for Assyrians” pledged to avoid “prejudice, bias, clannishness, sectarianism and unwholesome and destructive criticism”. It focused on news of Assyrian communities both in the United States and the rest of the world and was a model of cooperation between Assyrians from all religious and geographic backgrounds. Part VI contains the first four issues of 1962 and represent the last issues of the Assyrian Star published from Yonkers, New York under the editorship of Joseph P. Sargis. Following these issues, the Assyrian Star was published from Gary, Indiana under the editorship of Malcolm L. Karam.< Less
The Assyrians and their Neighbors By William A. Wigram
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William A. Wigram (1872-1953) served in the Archbishop of Canterbury's Mission to the Assyrian Christians from 1902 to 1912. Following the end of World War I (most of which he spent as a prisoner of... More > the Turks) he served as a Political Officer with the British Mandate in Iraq working among the Assyrians. Throughout his long career, Wigram remained a friend and outspoken champion of the Assyrian people. "The Assyrians and their Neighbors" is a well written survey of the history of the Assyrian Church and Nation down to 1929. It was chiefly written to raise awareness in the west of the Assyians and their plight following the war.< Less
The Assyrian Struggle By Katherine David
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This book analyzes the genocide of the Assyrians dating back to the early 1900s. It looks at where the Assyrians stood and where they stand today.
The Assyrian Levies By Solomon (Sawa) Solomon
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The Assyrian Levies is a collection of 13 short articles detailing the history of the famous Assyrian military force by Solomon (Sawa) Solomon. The Assyrian Levies were raised by the British in Iraq... More > from among the Assyrians following their exodus from most of their homelands in 1918. The force was destined to exist until 1955 and participated in many historic operations which preserved the integrity of the fledgling Iraqi state and prevented it from falling into the hands of the Axis powers during WWII. Some of the chapters include: “The Battle of Rowanduz”; “The Assyrian-Turkish Clash of 1924”; “The Kirkuk Disturbance of 1924”; “The Failed Assyrian Coup of June 1932”; and “The Habbaniya Campaign May 1941”. Also included are 17 historic photographs.< Less
The Tragedy of the Assyrians By R. S. Stafford
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The Tragedy of the Assyrians is the most extensive first hand account of the events that led to the massacre of Assyrians in Iraq in 1933. Although the author presents the British point of view, he... More > is able to maintain a fairly even-handed attitude towards all parties in these tragic events. He provides thorough coverage of the important background issues: how and why so many Assyrians from Turkey and Iran ended up as refugees in Iraq; how their expectations to return to their original homelands and their desire to form a compact and autonomous nation were constantly frustrated; how the modern nation-state of Iraq was formed with all of its inherent weaknesses and how the fears and passions on all sides led to catastrophe for the Assyrians and the stunting of the growth of democratic political life in Iraq. The lessons that can be learned from these events in 1933 are still relevant today for both the Assyrians and the nation of Iraq.< Less
An Assyrian Odyssey By Youel A. Baaba
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An Assyrian Odyssey contains the English translations of two unique documents of modern Assyrian history. The first is the journal of a visit to England during the reign of Queen Victoria by Kasha... More > Yacoub Yauvre and his wife Mourassa during 1879-1881. Both Kasha Yacoub and Mourassa were among the very first graduates of the American Mission schools and led lives of exemplary devotion to their faith and people and were much admired in their time. The second document is a detailed and tragic account of the exodus of the Assyrians from Urmia in 1918 by their granddaughter, Miriam Yohannan. Both documents have been expertly edited by Youel A. Baaba and have been provided with copious explanatory notes. Also included are 33 photographs and details of the history of the families of the writers.< Less