A Century of Genocide: Critical Essays and Eyewitness by Parsons Totten

By Parsons Totten

Via robust first-person money owed, scholarly analyses and old info, Century of Genocide takes at the job of explaining how and why genocides were perpetrated during the process the 20 th century. The booklet assembles a gaggle of overseas students to debate the factors, effects, and ramifications of those genocides: from the Armenians within the Ottoman Empire; to the Jews, Romani, and the mentally and bodily handicapped through the Holocaust; and genocides in East Timor, Bangladesh, and Cambodia. the second one version has been absolutely up to date and lines new chapters at the genocide within the former Yugoslavia and the mass killing of the Kurds in Iraq, in addition to a bankruptcy at the query of even if the placement in Kosovo constituted genocide. It concludes with an essay touching on equipment of intervention and prevention of destiny genocide.

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I say to the people: anyone who delivers one of the Herero captains to my station as a prisoner will receive 1000 marks. He who brings in Samuel Maherero will receive 5000 marks. All the Hereros must leave the land. If the people do not do this, then I will force them to do it with the great guns. Any Herero found within the German borders with or without a gun, with or without cattle, will be shot. I shall no longer receive any women or children. I will drive them back to their people or I will shoot them.

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Taking Lives: Genocide and State Power. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers. Hovannisian, Richard (1973). “Introduction,” pp. xix–xxv. In Stanley E. Kerr’s The Lions of Marash: Personal Experiences With Near East Relief, 1919–1922. Albany: State University of New York Press. Kuper, Leo (1981). Genocide: Its Political Use in the Twentieth Century. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Kuper, Leo (1985). The Prevention of Genocide. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Lemkin, Raphael (1944).

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