The Dark Side of Democracy: Explaining Ethnic Cleansing / Edition 1

The Dark Side of Democracy: Explaining Ethnic Cleansing / Edition 1

by Michael Mann
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521538548

ISBN-13: 9780521538541

Pub. Date: 11/01/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This comprehensive study of international ethnic cleansing provides in-depth coverage of its occurrences in Armenia, Nazi Germany, Cambodia, Yugoslavia, and Rwanda, as well as cases of lesser violence in early modern Europe and in contemporary India and Indonesia. After presenting a general theory of why serious conflict emerges and how it escalates into mass

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This comprehensive study of international ethnic cleansing provides in-depth coverage of its occurrences in Armenia, Nazi Germany, Cambodia, Yugoslavia, and Rwanda, as well as cases of lesser violence in early modern Europe and in contemporary India and Indonesia. After presenting a general theory of why serious conflict emerges and how it escalates into mass murder, Michael Mann offers suggestions on how to avoid such escalation in the future. Michael Mann is the author of Fascists (Cambridge, 2004) and The Sources of Social Power (Cambridge 1986).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521538541
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
580
Sales rank:
960,814
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.57(d)

Table of Contents

1. The argument; 2. Ethnic cleansing in former times; 3. Two versions of 'we, the people'; 4. Genocidal democracies in the New World; 5. Armenia, I: into the danger zone; 6. Armenia, II: genocide; 7. Nazis, I: radicalization; 8. Nazis, II: fifteen hundred perpetrators; 9. Nazis, III: genocidal careers; 10. Germany's allies and auxiliaries; 11. Communist cleansing: Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot; 12. Yugoslavia, I: into the danger zone; 13. Yugoslavia, II: murderous cleansing; 14. Rwanda, I: into the danger zone; 15. Rwanda, II: genocide; 16. Counterfactual cases: India and Indonesia; 17. Combating ethnic cleansing in the world today.

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