This Time We Knew : Western Responses to Genocide in Bosnia. (eBook, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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This Time We Knew : Western Responses to Genocide in Bosnia.

Author: Thomas Cushman; Stjepan Mestrovic
Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We didn't know. For half a century, Western politicians and intellectuals have so explained away their inaction in the face of genocide in World War II. In stark contrast, Western observers today face a daily barrage of information and images, from CNN, the Internet, and newspapers about the parties and individuals responsible for the current Balkan War and crimes against humanity. The stories, often accompanied by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres numériques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Cushman; Stjepan Mestrovic
ISBN: 0814723705 9780814723708
OCLC Number: 1001375070
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (424 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; ONE Introduction; TWO The Complicity of Serbian Intellectuals in Genocide in the 1990s; THREE Bosnia: The Lessons of History?; FOUR; No Pity for Sarajevo; The West's Serbianization; When the West Stands In for the Dead; FIVE Israel and the War in Bosnia; SIX The Politics of Indifference at the United Nations and Genocide in Rwanda and Bosnia; SEVEN The West Side Story of the Collapse of Yugoslavia and the Wars in Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina; EIGHTSerbia's War Lobby: Diaspora Groups and Western Elites. APPENDIX 2: Text of the United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (U.N.G.C.) Resolution 260A (III), December 9, 1948APPENDIX 3: Indictments by the International Criminal Tribunalfor the Former Yugoslavia; Contributors; Index. NINE Moral Relativism and Equidistance in British Attitudes to the War in the Former YugoslaviaTEN The Former Yugoslavia, the End of the Nuremberg Era, and the New Barbarism; ELEVEN War and Ethnic Identity in Eastern Europe: Does the Post-Yugoslav Crisis Portend Wider Chaos?; TWELVE The Anti-Genocide Movement on American College Campuses: A Growing Response to the Balkan War; THIRTEEN Western Responses to the Current Balkan War; APPENDIX 1: A Definitionof Genocide.

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We didn't know. For half a century, Western politicians and intellectuals have so explained away their inaction in the face of genocide in World War II. In stark contrast, Western observers today face a daily barrage of information and images, from CNN, the Internet, and newspapers about the parties and individuals responsible for the current Balkan War and crimes against humanity. The stories, often accompanied by video or pictures of rape, torture, mass graves, and ethnic cleansing, available almost instantaneously,do not allow even the most uninterested viewer to ignore the grim reality of.

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For people who still are wondering what was happening to the conscience of the West toward Bosnia since 1991, This Time We Knew: Western Responses to Genocide in Bosnia is must reading. * Universal Read more...

 
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