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Genocide.

Genocide.

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Published by Greenhaven Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genocide -- Juvenile literature,
  • Genocide -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesOpposing viewpoints
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6322.7 .G445 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17438983M
    ISBN 109780737733211, 9780737733228
    LC Control Number2007004506


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Please introduce Ben Kiernan’s book for us, and the genocides it covers. Blood and Soil is an important and courageous attempt to write a world history of genocide “from Sparta to Darfur”. Many historians have argued that genocide is a form of mass killing that began only in the 20th century with the advent of the modernist state, extreme nationalist ideologies, mass media and.

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This is a superb book." - Mark Levene, University of Southampton, author of The Meaning of Genocide. Genocide has become the human rights issue of our Genocide. book. This book focuses on the genocides of the twentieth century, explaining what genocide is and discussing it in light of international law.

The approach is thematic, examining causes, implementation, results, justice, and the survivors. It includes discussions of the Armenians, the Holocaust, the Cambodians of the killing fields, Tutsis of.

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Cooper teamed up with Rev. Johnnie Moore, a commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom and president of the Congress of Christian Leaders, to author the new book The Next Jihad: Stop the Christian Genocide in Africa.

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He picks the best memoirs of the Armenian genocide. Interview by Bruce Clark. Buy all books. Read. My Grandmother by Fethiye Cetin; Read. Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan. "[A] book that must be read and that must be argued over. Without an understanding of the issues [it] tackle[s] with passion and in depth, the desire to intervene—to prevent ethnic cleansing or genocide—is meaningless."—Rima Berns-McGown, International Journal "Weitz has produced something exceedingly rare: a scholarly book one cannot put.

This list of genocides by death toll includes estimates of all deaths which were directly or indirectly caused by genocide, as it is defined by the UN Convention on excludes other mass killings, which may be referred to as genocide by some scholars and are variously also called mass murder, crimes against humanity, politicide, classicide, or war crimes, such as the Thirty Years.

The book also aims to explore the impact of the genocide period of – on the development or partial unraveling of Assyrian group cohesion, including aspirations to autonomy in the Assyrian areas of northern Iraq, northwestern Iran, and southeastern Turkey.

Genocide is the intentional action to destroy a people—usually defined as an ethnic, national, racial, or religious group—in whole or in part. A term coined by Raphael Lemkin in his book Axis Rule in Occupied Europe, the hybrid word genocide is a combination of the Greek word γένος (genos, "race, people") and the Latin suffix-caedo ("act of killing").

The first book he wrote took a kind of a hybrid form – a mixture of oral history and personal reflection – and it was based on the stories of a group of survivors who had spent the days or so of the genocide hiding in these dense papyrus swamps near their home.

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Book Description. Genocide and Victimology examines genocide in its diverse features, from different yet connected perspectives, to offer an interdisciplinary, victimological imagination of genocide. It will include in its exploration critical and cultural victimologies and criminologies of genocide, accompanied by, and recognising, the rich scholarship on genocide in the fields of religion.

This book focuses on the trials of three Hutu broadcasters of anti-Tutsi sentiment. It queries whether they are as guilty as the perpetrators of the violence.

Left to Tell: One Woman's Story of Surviving the Rwandan Holocaust (). An account of the Rwandan genocide by the author Immaculee Ilibagiza.

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