Genocide: New Perspectives on its Causes, Courses and Consequences

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The twentieth century has been called, not inaccurately, a century of genocide. And the beginning of the twenty-first century has seen little change, with genocidal violence in Darfur, Congo, Sri Lanka, and Syria. Why is genocide so widespread, and so difficult to stop, across societies that differ so much culturally, technologically, and politically? That's the question that this collection addresses, gathering a stellar roster of contributors to offer a range of perspectives from different disciplines to attempt to understand the pervasiveness of genocidal violence. Challenging outdated beliefs and conventions that continue to influence our understanding, Genocide constitutes a major contribution to the scholarship on mass violence.
Originele taal-2Engels
Plaats van productieAmsterdam
UitgeverijAmsterdam University Press
Aantal pagina's276
ISBN van geprinte versie9789089645241
DOI's
StatusGepubliceerd - 05 jul 2016

Publicatie series

NaamNIOD Studies on War, Holocaust, and Genocide
UitgeverijAmsterdam University Press

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