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A Problem From Hell : America and the Age of Genocide.

Author: Samantha Power
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2013.
Series: Human rights cases online (text)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A character-driven study of some of the darkest moments in our national history, when America failed to prevent or stop 20th-century campaigns to exterminate Armenians, Jews, Cambodians, Iraqi Kurds, Bosnians, and Rwandans.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Power, Samantha.
A Problem From Hell : America and the Age of Genocide.
New York : Basic Books, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samantha Power
ISBN: 9780465050895 0465050891
OCLC Number: 850178865
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (656 pages).
Contents: Preface --
1: "Race murder" --
2: "A crime without a name" --
3: The crime with a name --
4: Lemkin's law --
5: "A most lethal pair of foes" --
6: Cambodia: "helpless giant" --
7: Speaking loudly and looking for a stick --
8: Iraq: "human rights and chemical weapons use aside" --
9: Bosnia: "no more than witnesses at a funeral" --
10: Rwanda: "mostly in a listening mode" --
11: Srebrenica: "getting creamed" --
12: Kosovo: a dog and a fight --
13: Lemkin's courtroom legacy --
14: Conclusion --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Series Title: Human rights cases online (text)

Abstract:

A character-driven study of some of the darkest moments in our national history, when America failed to prevent or stop 20th-century campaigns to exterminate Armenians, Jews, Cambodians, Iraqi Kurds, Bosnians, and Rwandans.

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