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Agents of atrocity : leaders, followers, and the violation of human rights in civil war

Author: Neil J Mitchell
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Who is responsible for the terror, atrocities, and violations of human rights that occur in civil wars? Blame can be directly attributed to the actual perpetrators of the massacres, rapes, and pillaging--but it can also be placed on the leaders who often hide behind their ambivalent orders. Placing responsibility clearly in the hands of political leadership, Mitchell explores the interaction of leaders, their  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Mitchell, Neil J.
Agents of atrocity : leaders, followers, and the violation of human rights in civil war
(StDnUD)1096216
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil J Mitchell
ISBN: 140396274X 9781403962744 9781403973696 1403973695
OCLC Number: 53289855
Description: 228 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Machiavelli, the Grand Inquisitor, and Count Tilly's reward --
The principals and the agents of political violence --
The Arab-Israeli 20,000-day war --
The Russian Civil War --
The English Civil War --
The three horsemen of political violence.
Responsibility: Neil J. Mitchell.
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Placing responsibility clearly in the hands of political leadership, Mitchell explores the interaction of leaders, their management practices and repressive policies, using the Arab-Israeli conflict  Read more...

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