The Specter of Genocide: Mass Murder in Historical Perspective

Robert Gellately

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The Specter of Genocide: Mass Murder in Historical Perspective

The Specter of Genocide Mass Murder in Historical Perspective Focusing on the twentieth century this collection of essays by leading international experts offers an up to date comprehensive history and analysis of multiple cases of genocide and genocidal acts

  • Title: The Specter of Genocide: Mass Murder in Historical Perspective
  • Author: Robert Gellately
  • ISBN: 9780521527507
  • Page: 171
  • Format: Paperback
  • Focusing on the twentieth century, this collection of essays by leading international experts offers an up to date, comprehensive history and analysis of multiple cases of genocide and genocidal acts The book contains studies of the Armenian genocide the victims of Stalinist terror the Holocaust and Imperial Japan Contributors explore colonialism and address the fateFocusing on the twentieth century, this collection of essays by leading international experts offers an up to date, comprehensive history and analysis of multiple cases of genocide and genocidal acts The book contains studies of the Armenian genocide the victims of Stalinist terror the Holocaust and Imperial Japan Contributors explore colonialism and address the fate of the indigenous peoples in Africa, North America, and Australia In addition, extensive coverage of the post 1945 period includes the atrocities in the former Yugoslavia, Bali, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Rwanda, East Timor, and Guatemala Robert Gellately is Professor and Strassler Family Chair for the Study of Holocaust History at Clark University, where he teaches a variety of courses in modern German history, modern European history and the history of the Holocaust with a concentration on the study of Nazi Germany and the Gestapo In Backing Hitler Oxford, 2001 , Gellately uses new evidence to demolish long held beliefs about what ordinary Germans knew of the concentration camps His internationally acclaimed book, The Gestapo and German Society Oxford, 1990 challenges conventional concepts of the Gestapo and daily life in Nazi Germany He has won numerous fellowships, and awards, most recently from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany Ben Kiernan is A Whitney Griswold Professor of History and Director of the Genocide Studies Program at Yale University and Convenor of the Yale East Timor Project Kiernan is the author of The Pol Pot Regime Yale, 1996 , How Pol Pot Came to Power Verso Books, 1985 and three other works and over a hundred scholarly articles on Southeast Asia and the history of genocide Choice called him the most knowledgeable observer of Cambodia anywhere in the Western world Pol Pot s Khmer Rouge indicted and then sentenced him as an arch war criminal Kiernan is a member of the Editorial Boards of Human Rights Review, the Journal of Human Rights, and the Journal of Genocide Research He is currently writing a global history of genocide since 1500.

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    1. Sarah on said:

      here is the dealis is not for entertainment, obviously. For information purposes. I read this in the context of a history class "Comparative Genocide". That class and this book changed my view of what genocide is as well as my place in the world as a bystander.

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