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This time we knew : western responses to genocide in Bosnia

Author: Thomas Cushman; Stjepan Gabriel Meštrović
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"We didn't know." For half a century, Western politicians and intellectuals have in this fashion 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 Balkan War and crimes against humanity. The stories, often
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
This time we knew.
New York : New York University Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)605279605
Online version:
This time we knew.
New York : New York University Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)607128108
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Cushman; Stjepan Gabriel Meštrović
ISBN: 0814715346 9780814715345 0822939533 9780822939535 0814715354 9780814715352
OCLC Number: 34604122
Description: ix, 412 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The complicity of Serbian intellectuals in genocide in the 1990s / Philip J. Cohen --
Bosnia : the lessons of history? / Brendan Simms --
No pity for Sarajevo ; The West's Serbianization ; When the West stands in for the dead / Jean Baudrillard --
Israel and the war in Bosnia / Daniel Kofman --
The politics of indifference at the United Nations and genocide in Rwanda and Bosnia / Michael N. Barnett --
The West Side story of the collapse of Yugoslavia and the wars in Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina / Slaven Letica --
Serbia's war lobby : diaspora groups and Western elites / Brad K. Blitz --
Moral relativism and equidistance in British attitudes to the war in the former Yugoslavia / Daniele Conversi --
The former Yugoslavia, the end of the Nuremberg era, and the new barbarism / James J. Sadkovich --
War and ethnic identity in Eastern Europe : does the post-Yugoslav crisis portend wider chaos? / Liah Greenfeld --
The anti-genocide movement on American college campuses : a growing response to the Balkan war / Sheri Fink --
Western responses to the current Balkan war / David Riesman.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Cushman and Stjepan G. Meštrović.
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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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