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Genocide : a comprehensive history

Author: Adam Jones
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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An introduction to genocide, explaining its history from pre-modern times to the contemporary times, with a variety of case studies. This book examines the differing interpretations of genocide from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Jones
ISBN: 0415353858 9780415353854 041535384X 9780415353847
OCLC Number: 278453601
Description: xxvi, 430 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction Part 1: The Origins of Genocide 2. Genocide in Antiquity and Early Modernity 3. The Twentieth Century: Conceptualizing Genocide Part 2: Genocide 4. Genocide of Indigenous Peoples 4a. Box Case-Study: Tibet under Chinese Rule 5. The Armenian Genocide, 1915-17 5a. Box Case-Study: The Anfal Campaign [Iraqi Kurdistan], 1987-88 6. Stalin's Purges and the Ukrainian Famine 6a. Box Case-Study: Chechnya 7. The Jewish Holocaust, 1933-45 7a. Box Case-Study: The Nanjing Massacre, 1937-1938 8. Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge 8a. Box Case-Study: East Timor, 1975-1999 9. Bosnia and Kosovo 9a. Box Case-Study: Bangladesh, 1971 10. Rwanda, 1994 10a. Box Case-Study: Congo Part 3: Social Science Perspectives 11. Psychology 12. Sociology, Anthropology, and Political Science 13. Imperialism and War 14. Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict 15. Gendering Genocide 16. Memory, Forgetting, and Denial Part 4: The Future of Genocide 17. Punishing Genocide 18. Strategies of Prevention and Intervention
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