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The specter of genocide : mass murder in historical perspective / edited by Robert Gellately, Ben Kiernan.

Publication | Digitized | Library Call Number: HV6322.7 .S654 2003

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    Format
    Book
    Published
    New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
    Contents
    Introduction. The mass murder and genocide / Robert Gellately and Ben Kiernan
    Pt. I. Genocide and modernity. Twentieth century genocides: underlying ideological themes from Armenia to East Timor / Ben Kiernan
    The modernity of genocides: war, race, and revolution in the twentieth century / Eric D. Weitz
    Seeking the roots of modern genocide: on the macro- and microhistory of mass murder / Omer Bartov
    Genocide and the body politic in the time of modernity / Marie Fleming
    Pt. II. Indigenous peoples and colonial issues. Genocides of indigenous peoples: rhetoric of human rights / Elazar Barkan
    Military culture and the production of "final solutions" in the colonies: the example of Wilhelminian Germany / Isabel V. Hull
    "Encirclement and annihilation": the Indonesian occupation of East Timor / John G. Taylor
    Pt. III. The era of the two World Wars. Under cover of war: the Armenian genocide in the context of total war / Jay Winter
    The mechanism of a mass crime: the great terror in the Soviet Union, 1937-1938 / Nicolas Werth
    The Third Reich, the Holocaust and visions of serial genocide / Robert Gellately
    Reflections on modern Japanese history in the context of the concept of genocide / Gavan McCormack
    Pt. 4. Genocide and mass murder since 1945. "When the world turned to chaos": 1965 and its aftermath in Bali, Indonesia / Leslie Dwyer and Degung Santikarma
    Genocide in Cambodia and Ethiopia / Edward Kissi
    Modern genocide in Rwanda: ideology, revolution, war, and mass murder in an African state / Robert Melson
    History, motive, law, intent: combining historical and legal methods in understanding Guatemala's 1981-1983 genocide / Greg Grandin
    Analysis of a mass crime: ethnic cleansing in the former Yugoslavia, 1991-1999 / Jacques Semelin
    Conclusions. Investigating genocide / Robert Gellately and Ben Kiernan
    Appendix. Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Gellately, Robert, 1943-
    Kiernan, Ben.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Introduction. The mass murder and genocide / Robert Gellately and Ben Kiernan -- Pt. I. Genocide and modernity. Twentieth century genocides: underlying ideological themes from Armenia to East Timor / Ben Kiernan -- The modernity of genocides: war, race, and revolution in the twentieth century / Eric D. Weitz -- Seeking the roots of modern genocide: on the macro- and microhistory of mass murder / Omer Bartov -- Genocide and the body politic in the time of modernity / Marie Fleming -- Pt. II. Indigenous peoples and colonial issues. Genocides of indigenous peoples: rhetoric of human rights / Elazar Barkan -- Military culture and the production of "final solutions" in the colonies: the example of Wilhelminian Germany / Isabel V. Hull -- "Encirclement and annihilation": the Indonesian occupation of East Timor / John G. Taylor -- Pt. III. The era of the two World Wars. Under cover of war: the Armenian genocide in the context of total war / Jay Winter -- The mechanism of a mass crime: the great terror in the Soviet Union, 1937-1938 / Nicolas Werth -- The Third Reich, the Holocaust and visions of serial genocide / Robert Gellately -- Reflections on modern Japanese history in the context of the concept of genocide / Gavan McCormack -- Pt. 4. Genocide and mass murder since 1945. "When the world turned to chaos": 1965 and its aftermath in Bali, Indonesia / Leslie Dwyer and Degung Santikarma -- Genocide in Cambodia and Ethiopia / Edward Kissi -- Modern genocide in Rwanda: ideology, revolution, war, and mass murder in an African state / Robert Melson -- History, motive, law, intent: combining historical and legal methods in understanding Guatemala's 1981-1983 genocide / Greg Grandin -- Analysis of a mass crime: ethnic cleansing in the former Yugoslavia, 1991-1999 / Jacques Semelin -- Conclusions. Investigating genocide / Robert Gellately and Ben Kiernan -- Appendix. Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.

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    English
    ISBN
    0521820634
    0521527503 (pbk.)
    Physical Description
    x, 396 p. ; 24 cm.

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