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Century of genocide : critical essays and eyewitness accounts

Author: Samuel Totten; William S Parsons
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The Rwandan government forces, as well as Cambodia's Khmer Rouge and German, Bosnian and U.S. governments, have all been guilty of the destruction of their indigenous cultures. This book analyses the major atrocities of our times, including recent cases of genocide in Yugoslavia and Iraq.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Totten; William S Parsons
ISBN: 9780415990844 041599084X 9780415990851 0415990858 9780203890431 0203890434
OCLC Number: 221664413
Description: xvii, 654 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Genocide of the Hereros / Jon Bridgman and Lelie J. Worley --
The Armenian genocide / Rouben Paul Adalian --
Soviet man-made famine in Ukraine / James E. Mace --
Holocaust: the genocide of the Jews / Donald L. Niewyk --
Holocaust: the Gypsies / Sybil Milton --
Holocaust: the genocide of disabled peoples / Hugh Gregory Gallagher --
The Indonesian massacres / Robert Cribb --
Genocide in East Timor / James Dunn --
Genocide in Bangladesh / Rounaq Jahan --
The Burundi genocide / Rene Lamarchand --
The Cambodian genocide 1975-1979 / Ben Kiernan --
Guatemala: acts of genocide and scorched-earth counterinsurgency war / Susanne Jonas --
Physical and cultural genocide of indigenous peoples / Robert K. Hitchcock and Tara M. Twedt --
The Anfal operations in Iraqi Kurdistan // Michiel Leezenberg --
The 1994 Rwanda genocide / Rene Lemarchand --
Genocide violence in the former Yugoslavia: Bosnia Herzegovina and Kosovo / Martin Mennecke --
The Darfur genocide / Samuel Totten --
Easier said than done: the challenges of preventing and responding to genocide / Bridget Conley-Zilkic and Samuel Totten.
Responsibility: edited by Samuel Totten and William S. Parsons.
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