Century of Genocide: Critical Essays and Eyewitness Accounts / Edition 3

Century of Genocide: Critical Essays and Eyewitness Accounts / Edition 3

by Samuel Totten
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415990858

ISBN-13: 9780415990851

Pub. Date: 09/30/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Through powerful first-person accounts, scholarly analysis, and compelling narrative, Century of Genocide details the causes and ramifications of the genocides perpetrated in the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. Historical context provides the necessary background on the actors and victims to help us better understand these episodes of atrocious

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Through powerful first-person accounts, scholarly analysis, and compelling narrative, Century of Genocide details the causes and ramifications of the genocides perpetrated in the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. Historical context provides the necessary background on the actors and victims to help us better understand these episodes of atrocious political violence.

The third edition has been carefully updated and features new chapters on the genocides in Darfur, in Guatemala, and against indigenous peoples the world over. The volume concludes with a consideration of the methods of prevention and intervention of future genocides.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415990851
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/30/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Samuel Totten and William S. Parsons 1. Genocide of the Hereros Jon Bridgman and Leslie J. Worley 2. The Armenian Genocide Rouben Paul Adalian 3. Soviet Man-made Famine in Ukraine James E. Mace 4. Holocaust: The Genocide of the Jews Donald L. Niewyk 5. Holocaust: The Gypsies Sybil Milton 6. Holocaust: The Genocide of Disabled Peoples Hugh Gregory Gallagher 7. The Indonesian Massacres Robert Cribb 8. Genocide in East Timor James Dunn 9. Genocide in Bangladesh Rounaq Jahan 10. The Burundi Genocide René Lemarchand 11. The Cambodian Genocide – 1975-1979 Ben Kiernan 12. Guatemala: Acts of Genocide and Scorched Earth Counterinsurgency War Susanne Jonas 13. Physical and Cultural Genocide of Indigenous Peoples Robert K. Hitchcock and Tara M. Twedt 14. The Anfal Operations in Iraqi Kurdistan Michiel Leezenberg 15. The Rwanda Genocide René Lemarchand 16. Genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina Martin Mennecke 17. Genocide in Darfur, Sudan Samuel Totten 18. Easier Said Than Done: The Challenges of Preventing and Responding to Genocide Bridget Conley-Zilkic and Samuel Totten

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