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The Resource Defining the horrific : readings on genocide and Holocaust in the 20th century, [edited by] William L. Hewitt

Defining the horrific : readings on genocide and Holocaust in the 20th century, [edited by] William L. Hewitt

Label
Defining the horrific : readings on genocide and Holocaust in the 20th century
Title
Defining the horrific
Title remainder
readings on genocide and Holocaust in the 20th century
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] William L. Hewitt
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of readings examines how genocide and holocaust have defined the twentieth century. The overall discussion is global in perspective, examining incidents of the horrific in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Contains readings by scholars such as Anne Applebaum, Ward Churchill, Steven Katz, Robert Melson, Michael Parenti, Erna Paris, Samantha Power, R.J. Rummel, Edward Said, and Howard Zinn
Cataloging source
IT-FiEUI
Dewey number
  • 364.1510904
  • 940.5318
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1947-
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Hewitt, William
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genocide
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Crimes against humanity
  • World politics
  • Totalitarianism
Label
Defining the horrific : readings on genocide and Holocaust in the 20th century, [edited by] William L. Hewitt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Introduction : Defining the horrific
  • Close to home : Native American genocide -- What is yours is mine : colonialism -- The almost forgotten genocide : Armenia -- Death by hunger : Ukraine -- The holocaust -- Myths and history : Manchuria -- There are bombs, and there are bombs : Hiroshima -- Death by hunger reprise : China -- Rwanda, Sudan, Angola case studies : post-colonial Africa -- With friends like these... case studies : Argentina and Guatemala -- Cambodian "autogenocide" -- Case studies : Indonesia, East Timor, and Bangladesh -- Ethnic cleansing : Bosnia -- A tough neighborhood : the Middle East : Iraq ; Israelis and Palestinians -- Bastard child of the Cold War : North Korea -- Epilogue : commission by omission
Control code
FIEb16189875
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 393 pages
Isbn
9780131100848
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • ocm52216275
  • (OCoLC)52216275
Label
Defining the horrific : readings on genocide and Holocaust in the 20th century, [edited by] William L. Hewitt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Introduction : Defining the horrific
  • Close to home : Native American genocide -- What is yours is mine : colonialism -- The almost forgotten genocide : Armenia -- Death by hunger : Ukraine -- The holocaust -- Myths and history : Manchuria -- There are bombs, and there are bombs : Hiroshima -- Death by hunger reprise : China -- Rwanda, Sudan, Angola case studies : post-colonial Africa -- With friends like these... case studies : Argentina and Guatemala -- Cambodian "autogenocide" -- Case studies : Indonesia, East Timor, and Bangladesh -- Ethnic cleansing : Bosnia -- A tough neighborhood : the Middle East : Iraq ; Israelis and Palestinians -- Bastard child of the Cold War : North Korea -- Epilogue : commission by omission
Control code
FIEb16189875
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 393 pages
Isbn
9780131100848
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • ocm52216275
  • (OCoLC)52216275

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