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Title:
Genocide : modern crimes against humanity
Author:
January, Brendan, 1972-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Minneapolis, Minn. : Twenty-First Century Books, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
160 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm
Summary:
Genocide has become the human rights issue of our time. This book focuses on the genocides of the twentieth century, explaining what genocide is and discussing it in light of international law. The approach is thematic, examining causes, implementation, results, justice, and the survivors. It includes discussions of the Armenians, the Holocaust, the Cambodians of the killing fields, Tutsis of Rwanda, the Muslims of Bosnia, and non-Arabs in Darfur, Sudan. It includes firsthand accounts and experiences of this sensitive topic.--Publisher description.
Language:
English
Contents:
Approaching genocide -- The Armenians of the Ottoman Empire -- Crusader Raphael Lemkin -- The Jews of Europe -- From Nuremberg to the killing fields of Cambodia -- The Tutsis of Rwanda -- The Muslims of Bosnia -- The tribes of Darfur, Sudan -- Survivors and witnesses -- Timeline.
ISBN:
9780761334217
Format :
Book