Genocide: The Basics - The Basics (Hardback)Paul R. Bartrop (author)
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Genocide: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the study of a controversial and widely debated topic. This concise and comprehensive book explores key questions such as; how successful have efforts been in the prevention of genocide? How prevalent has genocide been throughout history? and how has the concept been defined? Real world case studies address significant issues including:The killing of indigenous peoples by colonial powersThe Holocaust and the question of "uniqueness"Peacekeeping efforts in the 1990sLegal attempts to create a genocide-free world
With suggestions for further reading, discussion questions at the end of each chapter and a glossary of key terms, Genocide: The Basics is the ideal starting point for students approaching the topic for the first time.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 295 g
Dimensions: 197 x 133 x 18 mm
Paul Bartrop is to be congratulated on producing an excellent introduction to the study of genocide for the ever growing number of readers who are studying the topic. This volume is an excellent guide to genocide within history as well as to its contemporary legal and political controversies, and those teaching and taking courses on genocide will find it to be an invaluable resource.
Patrick Hayden, Professor of International Relations, University of St Andrews.
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