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Genocide : an anthropological reader

Author: Alexander Laban Hinton
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Maldan, Mass. : Blackwell, 2002.
Series: Blackwell readers in anthropology, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

During the 20th century tens of millions of people were annihilated by genocidal regimes. This title lays the foundation for an 'anthropology of genocide' by gathering together the seminal texts for  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Educational tools (form)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Laban Hinton
ISBN: 0631223541 9780631223542 063122355X 9780631223559
OCLC Number: 48978041
Description: ix, 382 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Genocide and anthropology / A.L. 1inton --
Genocide / Raphaël Lemkin --
Text of the UN Genocide Convention --
Genocide : its political use in the twentieth century / Leo Kuper --
Genocide : a sociological perspective / Helen Fein --
Eichmann in Jerusalem : a report on the banality of evil / Hannah Arendt --
Modernity and the Holocaust / Zygmunt Bauman --
Victims of progress / John H. Bodley --
Culture of terror, space of death : Roger Casement's Putumayo report and the explanation of torture / Michael Taussig --
National Socialist Germany / Eric R. Wolf --
"Ethnic cleansing" : a metaphor for our time? / Akbar S. Ahmed --
Imagined communities and real victims : self-determination and ethnic cleansing in Yugoslavia / Robert M. Hayden --
Head for an eye : revenge in the Cambodian genocide / A.L. Hinton --
Dead certainty : ethnic violence in the era of globalization / Arjun Appadurai --
Fear as a way of life / Linda Green --
Myth of global ethnic conflict / John R. Bowen --
Speechless emissaries : refugees, humanitarianism, and dehistoricization / Liisa H. Malkki.
Series Title: Blackwell readers in anthropology, 3.
Responsibility: edited by Alexander Laban Hinton.


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"An excellent contribution to the field of genocide studies: lucid, wide-ranging, and accessible; should be a core text in any course on genocide." Roger W. Smith, The College of William and Mary Read more...

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