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Evoking genocide : scholars and activists describe the works that shaped their lives

Author: Adam Jones
Publisher: Toronto : Key Pub. House, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This title compiles over sixty short essays written by leading scholars and activists in the field of genocide studies. The subjects include books and stories, films, songs, drawings, documents, monuments, sculptures, personal testimonies, and even a Lego set.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Jones
ISBN: 9780978252694 0978252691
OCLC Number: 310153515
Description: 313 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface / Adam Jones --
All my inner self protested / Raphael Lemkin --
Lost worlds / John M. Cox --
The wound at the heart of the world / Christopher Powell --
A bargain indeed / Ward Churchill --
The Westering Holocaust / Benjamin Whitmer --
My Grandfather's testimony / Sara Cohan --
Werfel, Musa Dagh, and the Armenian genocide / William Schabas --
The desire to communicate something of my torment / Nina Krieger --
Warning: here there be experts / Benjamin Lieberman --
Conspiracy of silence (Voices from the Lake) / Ani Kalayjian --
Discovering the Haitian massacre / Edward Paulino --
Where it all began / Paul R. Bartrop --
Documenting torture in the early Nazi camps / Joseph Robert White --
Sexuality and genocide / Jack Nusan Porter --
The multiple meanings of Lidice / Atenea Acevedo --
A boy who refused to grow up, and one who did / Michael Hayse --
A tale of two children / Diane F. Afoumado --
The attic and the imagination / Jina Moore --
Lessing's wisdom / Viktoria Hertling --
Not the Holocaust memorial / Pam Maclean --
The processes of destruction / Joyce Apsel --
The look of terror / Robert Skloot --
The role of the bystander / Fred Grünfeld --
Revisiting again and again the kingdom of night / Steven L. Jacobs --
Will only the darkness remain? / John K. Roth --
The Holocaust as the Holocaust / Jonathan C. Friedman --
Keeping memory alive / Henry Maitles --
Identity and contested authenticity / Dominik J. Schaller --
The language of Klemperer / Jens Meierhenrich --
Trauma and transcendence / William L. Hewitt --
On visiting the Auschwitz museum / Jacques Sémelin --
At the Wall / Alexander George --
The wealth of all humanity / Donna-Lee Frieze --
Confronting the Porrajmos / Fiona de Londras --
There's no place like home / Simone Gigliotti --
Genocide and the shock process in conceptual art / Stephen C. Feinstein --
The moral capital of the world / Winton Higgins --
You and I, we must change the world / Helen Bond --
Eichmann, Mulisch and me / G. Jan Colijn --
Ugliness and distance / Eric Gordy --
Morality, indifference, and evil / Ernesto Verdeja --
Journey through denial / John C. Zimmerman --
At seventeen / Lee Ann Fujii --
Beyond good and evil / Scott Laderman --
The horror / Stefanie Rixecker --
Apocalypse soon / Adam Jones --
The question of the act / Lior Zylberman --
Photography, memory, and denial / Marcia Esparza --
Images of impunity / Victoria Sanford --
A reluctant genocide activist / Thomas Nagy --
Children's photos / Daniel H. Magilow --
The face of genocide / Donna-Lee Frieze --
The Death of "King" Habyarimana / Christopher C. Taylor --
A simple task / Shayna C. Parekh --
"Never Again," again / David J. Simon --
Dili on fire / Russell Schimmer --
Different kinds of people / Wendy C. Hamblet --
The enemy we seek to destroy / R. Charli Carpenter --
Brotherhood / Alex Hinton --
A single child / Eric Reeves.
Responsibility: edited by Adam Jones.
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This title compiles over sixty short essays written by leading scholars and activists in the field of genocide studies. The subjects include books and stories, films, songs, drawings, documents, monuments, sculptures, personal testimonies, and even a Lego set.

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