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Encyclopedia of modern ethnic conflicts

Author: Joseph R Rudolph
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
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Alphabetically arranged entries survey thirty-eight ethnic conflicts, offering an essay covering historical background, management, and significance, as well as a timeline for each conflict.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Enciclopedias
Encyclopédies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph R Rudolph
ISBN: 0313313814 9780313313813
OCLC Number: 49672701
Description: xxvi, 375 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Bolivia : ethnicized peasant conflict / David W. Dent --
Burma : the Karen Conflict / Martin Smith --
Canada : the nationalist movement in Quebec / Saul Newman --
Central Europe : the Romany, a stateless minority in a world of states / Joseph R. Rudolph, Jr. --
China : ethnic conflict of the world's largest multinational state / Katherine Palmer Kaup --
Cyprus : communal conflict and the international system / Joseph R. Rudolph, Jr. --
Czechoslovakia : the peaceful breakup of a state / Joseph R. Rudolph, Jr. --
France : ethnic conflict and the problem of Corsica / Sue Ellen Charlton --
France : the "foreigner" issue / Joseph R. Rudolph, Jr. --
Germany : the foreign worker issue / John S. Bendix --
India : ethnic conflict and nation-building in a multiethnic state / Maya Chadda --
Indonesia : the struggle to control East Timor / Stephen Zunes --
Lebanon : ethnic conflict and the Lebanese Civil War, 1975-1990 / Marie-Joelle Zahar --
Malaysia : the Malay-Chinese conflict / Amy L. Freedman --
Mexico : the Zapatista rebellion in Chiapas / Richard Stahler-Sholk --
Middle East : the Arab-Jewish struggle for Palestine to 1948 / James A. Reilly --
Middle East : the Kurds struggle for "Kurdistan" / Michael M. Gunter --
Middle East : the Palestinian issue / Deborah J. Gerner --
Nigeria : ethnic conflict in multinational West Africa / James S. Wunsch --
Rwanda : Hutu-Tutsi conflict and genocide in Central Africa / Stephen D. Wrage --
Soviet Union : the conflict in Chechnya / Robert Bruce Ware --
Soviet Union : the ethnic conflicts in Georgia / Stuart J. Kaufman --
Soviet Union : the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict / Stuart J. Kaufman --
Spain : Basque nationalism and confict in democratic Spain / Roland Vazquez --
Sri Lanka : Tamil-Sinhalese conflict in India's backyard / Joseph R. Rudolph, Jr. --
Sudan : ethnic conflict in the Sudan / Ann Mosely Lesch --
United Kingdom : the making of British race relations / Anthony Mark Messina --
United Kingdom : the Irish question and the partition of Ireland / Sean P. Duffy --
United Kingdom : the conflict in Ulster / Sean P. Duffy --
United Kingdom : Scotland and Scottish nationalism / Robert J. Thompson --
United Kingdom : the decline and revival of Welsh nationalism / Terrence C. Casey --
United States : the struggle for survival and equality of the First Americans / Joseph R. Rudolph, Jr. --
United States : racial violence in the United States, 1900-1919 / James N. Upton --
United States : race and the civil rights struggle in post-World War II America / Kevin J. Mumford --
United States : the United States-Puerto Rico relationship / Lynn-Darrell Bender --
Western Sahara : ethnic conflict and the Twentieth Century's last colonial war / Stephen Zunes --
Yugoslavia : ethnic conflict and the meltdown in Kosovo / John C. Scharfen --
Yugoslavia : the deconstruction of a state and birth of Bosnia / Joseph R. Rudolph, Jr. --
Appendix : Contents by region.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph R. Rudolph, Jr.

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Each of the 38 ethnic conflicts in this text is presented with a timeline and extensive essay covering the conflict's details, historical background, management and significance.  Read more...

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