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The magnitude of genocide

Author: Colin Tatz; Winton Higgins
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2016]
Series: Praeger security international (Series)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book defines genocide, distinguishing it from mass murder, war crimes, and other atrocities, enabling the reader to grasp the magnitude of the crime of genocide across time and throughout human civilization and facilitating an understanding of new and potential cases of genocide as they occur.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tatz, Colin Martin.
Magnitude of genocide.
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, [2016]
(DLC) 2015042289
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Tatz; Winton Higgins
ISBN: 9781440831614 1440831610
OCLC Number: 930059149
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 296 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Thanks; Prologue; Part I: Explaining Genocide; 1. Perceptions and Perspectives; 2. A Defining Problem; 3. The Evolution of Genocide; Part II: Genocide at Work; 4. The Race Factor; 5. The Holocaust as Paradigm; 6. Lesser-Known Genocides; 7. The Elements of Genocide; 8. Rescue and Intervention; Part III: Aftermath of Genocide; 9. Denialism; 10. Punishment and Impunity; 11. The Legacies of Genocide; Part IV: Genocide: The Prospects; 12. Better Angels?; 13. Genocide Prevention Today; Epilogue; Reading Guide; References; Index; About the Authors.
Series Title: Praeger security international (Series)
Responsibility: Colin Tatz and Winton Higgins.

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This book defines genocide, distinguishing it from mass murder, war crimes, and other atrocities, enabling the reader to grasp the magnitude of the crime of genocide across time and throughout human civilization and facilitating an understanding of new and potential cases of genocide as they occur.

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