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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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Table of 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.