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The specter of genocide : mass murder in historical perspective /

Other Authors: Gellately, Robert, 1943-, Kiernan, Ben.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
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245 0 4 |a The specter of genocide :  |b mass murder in historical perspective /  |c edited by Robert Gellately, Ben Kiernan. 
260 |a New York :  |b Cambridge University Press,  |c 2003. 
300 |a x, 396 p. ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a 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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