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Annihilating difference : the anthropology of genocide

Author: Alexander Laban Hinton
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.
Series: California series in public anthropology, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genocide is one of the most pressing issues that confronts us today. Its death toll is staggering: over one hundred million dead. This book collects together original essays on genocide, exploring a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Laban Hinton
ISBN: 0520230280 9780520230286 0520230299 9780520230293
OCLC Number: 48449705
Description: xiv, 405 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The dark side of modernity: toward an anthropology of genocide / Alexander Laban Hinton --
PART ONE: MODERNITY'S EDGES: GENOCIDE AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES: Genocide against indigenous peoples / David Maybury-Louis --
Confronting genocide and ethnocide of indigenous peoples: an interdisciplinary approach to definition, intervention, prevention, and advocacy / Samuel Totten, Williams S. Parsons, Robert K. Hitchcock --
PART TWO: ESSENTIALIZING DIFFERENCE: ANTHROPOLOGISTS IN THE HOLOCAUST: Justifying genocide: archaeology and the construction of difference / Bettina Arnold --
Scientific racism in service of the Reich: German anthropologists in the Nazi Era / Gretchen E. Schafft --
PART THREE: ANNIHILATING DIFFERENCE: LOCAL DIMENSIONS OF GENOCIDE: The cultural face of terror in the Rwandan genocide of 1994 / Christopher C. Taylor --
Dance, music, and the nature of terror in democratic Kampuchea / Toni Shapiro-Phim --
Averted gaze: genocide in Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1992-1995 / Tone Bringa --
PART FOUR: GENOCIDE'S WAKE: TRAUMA, MEMORY, COPING, AND RENEWAL: Archives of violence: the Holocaust and the German politics of memory / Uli Linke --
Aftermaths of genocide: Cambodian villagers / May Ebihara, Judy Ledgerwood --
Terror, grief, and recovery: genocidal trauma in a Mayan village in Guatemala / Beatriz Manz --
Recent developments in the international law of genocide: an anthropological perspective on the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda / Paul J. Magnarella --
PART FIVE: CRITICAL REFLECTIONS: ANTHROPOLOGY AND THE STUDY OF GENOCIDE: Inoculation of evil in the U.S.-Mexican Border Region: reflections on the genocidal potential of symbolic violence / Carole Nagengast --
Coming to our senses: anthropology and genocide / Nancy Scheper-Hughes --
Culture, genocide, and a public anthropology / John R. Bowen.
Series Title: California series in public anthropology, 3.
Responsibility: edited by Alexander Laban Hinton ; with a foreword by Kenneth Roth.
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"Many peoples of the world, including the Mayans in Guatemala, have been devastated and destroyed by genocide. Over many years these horrors remained only in the hearts and memory of the victims. The Read more...

 
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