Century of Genocide: Critical Essays and Eyewitness Accounts

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Samuel Totten
Taylor & Francis, Sep 26, 2008 - 654 pages
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Through powerful first-person accounts, scholarly analysis, and compelling narrative, Century of Genocide details the causes and ramifications of the genocides perpetrated in the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. Historical context provides the necessary background on the actors and victims to help us better understand these episodes of atrocious political violence.

The third edition has been carefully updated and features new chapters on the genocides in Darfur, in Guatemala, and against indigenous peoples the world over. The volume concludes with a consideration of the methods of prevention and intervention of future genocides.

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If you read one book on genocide, this should be it. It will inform and educate anyone who reads it. The author does an excellent job at detailing the major and minor genocides of the 20th century in ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Samuel Totten is a Professor at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, and co-founding editor of Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal. He has also been a Fulbright Fellow at the Centre for Conflict Management, National University of Rwanda.

William S. Parsons is Chief of Staff for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

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