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Genocide: The Systematic Killing of a People

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Genocide can be defined as acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial, or religious group. In this revised and expanded edition of Genocide: The Systematic Killing of a People, author Linda Jacobs Altman examines genocide throughout the ages, focusing on the Holocaust, forced famine in the Ukraine under Stalin, war against the American Indians, Cambodia's killing fields, and such recent examples as conflicts in Bosnia and Darfur. Altman looks at what causes this ...
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Overview

Genocide can be defined as acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial, or religious group. In this revised and expanded edition of Genocide: The Systematic Killing of a People, author Linda Jacobs Altman examines genocide throughout the ages, focusing on the Holocaust, forced famine in the Ukraine under Stalin, war against the American Indians, Cambodia's killing fields, and such recent examples as conflicts in Bosnia and Darfur. Altman looks at what causes this horrific practice and what might be done to avert it in the future.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766033580
  • Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/2008
  • Series: Issues in Focus Today Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 128
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents


The Night of Broken Glass     7
Genocide: A History of Atrocity     11
The War Against Native Americans     20
The Armenian Genocide     32
Forced Famine in Ukraine     43
The Holocaust     51
Non-Jewish Victims of the Holocaust     62
The Killing Fields of Cambodia     71
Genocide in a Changing World     82
Facing Genocide in the New Millennium     95
Toward Diversity and Tolerance     105
Chapter Notes     112
Glossary     120
Further Reading     122
Internet Addresses     124
Index     125
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