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Title:
Blood and soil : a world history of genocide and extermination from Sparta to Darfur
Author:
Kiernan, Ben.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New Haven : Yale University Press, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
x, 724 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Early imperial expansion -- Classical genocide and early modern memory -- The Spanish conquest of the new world, 1492-1600 -- Guns and genocide in East Asia, 1400-1600 -- Genocidal massacres in early modern Southeast Asia -- Settler colonialism -- Introductory note -- The English conquest of Ireland, 1565-1603 -- Colonial North America, 1600-1776 -- Genocidal violence in nineteenth-century Australia -- Genocide in the United States -- Settler genocides in Africa, 1830-1910 -- Twentieth-century genocides -- Introductory note -- The Armenian genocide : national chauvinism in the waning Ottoman empire -- Blut und Boden : Germany and nazi genocide -- Rice, race, and empire : Japan and East Asia -- Soviet terror and agriculture -- Maoism in China : a rural model of revolutionary violence -- From the Mekong to the Nile : genocide in Cambodia and Rwanda -- Epilogue : racial and religious slaughter from Bangladesh to Baghdad -- Notes -- Index.
ISBN:
9780300100983
Format :
Book