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Genocide & ethnic cleansing books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Genocide & ethnic cleansing category. Presented with a red border are the Genocide & ethnic cleansing books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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1984: India's Guilty Secret by Pav Singh 1984: India's Guilty Secret

In November 1984, the ruling elite of the world's largest democracy conspired to murder thousands of their country's citizens in genocidal massacres reminiscent of Nazi-era Germany while the world watched on.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Spirit of the Laws The Plunder of Wealth in the Armenian Genocide by Taner Akcam, Umit Kurt The Spirit of the Laws The Plunder of Wealth in the Armenian Genocide
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Pertinent to contemporary demands for reparations from Turkey is the relationship between law and property in connection with the Armenian Genocide. This book examines the confiscation of Armenian properties during the genocide and subsequent attempts to retain seized Armenian wealth.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Reporting Genocide Media, Mass Violence and Human Rights by David Patrick The Reporting Genocide Media, Mass Violence and Human Rights

The Western world's responses to genocide have been slow, unwieldly and sometimes unfit for purpose.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

An American Genocide The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873 by Benjamin Madley An American Genocide The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873

The first full account of the government-sanctioned genocide of California Indians under United States rule Between 1846 and 1873, California's Indian population plunged from perhaps 150,000 to 30,000. Benjamin Madley is the first historian to uncover the full extent of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Rwanda 1994 Genocide in the Land of a Thousand Hills by Benyamin Neuberger Rwanda 1994 Genocide in the Land of a Thousand Hills

This book explores the genocide's historical background, the genocidal ideology and political context (its perpetrators and victims, and the strategy and 'methodology' of the killings) and its international dimensions.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Rwanda 1994 Genocide in the Land of a Thousand Hills by Benyamin Neuberger Rwanda 1994 Genocide in the Land of a Thousand Hills

This book explores the genocide's historical background, the genocidal ideology and political context (its perpetrators and victims, and the strategy and 'methodology' of the killings) and its international dimensions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

British Media and the Rwandan Genocide by John Nathaniel (UNDG, USA) Clarke British Media and the Rwandan Genocide
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Throughout the 1990s, humanitarian interventionism sat at a crossroads, where ideas about rights and duties within and beyond borders collided with an international reality of civil conflict where the most basic human rights were violated in the most brutal manner....
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Red Famine Stalin's War on Ukraine by Anne Applebaum Red Famine Stalin's War on Ukraine

The momentous new book from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag and Iron Curtain. In 1932-33, nearly four million Ukrainians died of starvation, having been deliberately deprived of food. It is one of the most devastating episodes in the history...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

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The Murder of William of Norwich The Origins of the Blood Libel in Medieval Europe by E. M. Rose The Murder of William of Norwich The Origins of the Blood Libel in Medieval Europe

A true crime drama exploring the emergence of the blood libel against Jews and its persistence throughout history.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Myanmar's 'Rohingya' Conflict by Anthony Ware, Costas Laoutides Myanmar's 'Rohingya' Conflict
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As the long predicted crackdown on Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims gathers pace, this book offers a nuanced and frank history of their claims to citizenship.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

Other books in this genre

Readings in the 20th Century Genocide of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch (SAYFO) by Theodora Issa, Tomayess Issa Readings in the 20th Century Genocide of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch (SAYFO)
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Grandchildren The Hidden Legacy of 'Lost' Armenians in Turkey by Ayse Gul Altinay The Grandchildren The Hidden Legacy of 'Lost' Armenians in Turkey

The Grandchildren is a collection of intimate, harrowing testimonies by grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Turkey's forgotten Armenians ?the orphans adopted and Islamized by Muslims after the Armenian genocide. Through them we learn of the tortuous routes by which they came...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2017

The Assyrian Genocide Cultural and Political Legacies by Hannibal Travis The Assyrian Genocide Cultural and Political Legacies

For a brief period, the attention of the international community has focused once again on the plight of religious minorities in Iraq, Syria, and Turkey. In particular, the abductions and massacres of Yezidis and Assyrians in the Sinjar, Mosul, Nineveh...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Controversies in the Field of Genocide Studies by Samuel Totten Controversies in the Field of Genocide Studies

At the heart of the field of Genocide Studies lies an active core of vigorous debate that has led to both heated disputations and productive disputes. This new volume in the Genocide: A Critical Bibliographic Review series focuses on these,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/06/2017

Holocaust and Genocide Denial A Contextual Perspective by Dr. Paul Behrens Holocaust and Genocide Denial A Contextual Perspective

This book provides a detailed analysis of one of the most prominent and widespread international phenomena to which criminal justice systems has been applied: the expression of revisionist views relating to mass atrocities and the outright denial of their existence....
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/05/2017

They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else A History of the Armenian Genocide by Ronald Grigor Suny They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else A History of the Armenian Genocide

Starting in early 1915, the Ottoman Turks began deporting and killing hundreds of thousands of Armenians in the first major genocide of the twentieth century. By the end of the First World War, the number of Armenians in what would...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/05/2017

Destruction and Human Remains Disposal and Concealment in Genocide and Mass Violence by Elisabeth Anstett Destruction and Human Remains Disposal and Concealment in Genocide and Mass Violence

Investigates what is done to the bodies of the victims after they are killed -- .
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2017

A History of Genocide in Africa by Berthe Kayitesi, Timothy J. Stapleton A History of Genocide in Africa
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Based on a series of detailed case studies, this book presents the history of genocide in Africa within the specific context of African history, examining conflicts in countries such as Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Namibia, Rwanda, and Sudan. *...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/04/2017

The British Empire and the Armenian Genocide Humanitarianism and Imperial Politics from Gladstone to Churchill by Michelle Tusan The British Empire and the Armenian Genocide Humanitarianism and Imperial Politics from Gladstone to Churchill

New perspective on Britain's response to the Armenian Genocide
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2017

Constructing Genocide and Mass Violence Society, Crisis, Identity by Maureen S. Hiebert Constructing Genocide and Mass Violence Society, Crisis, Identity

This book addresses two closely related questions: what is the process by which the relatively short and violent genocides of the twentieth century and beyond have occurred? Why have these instances of mass violence been genocidal and not some other...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/03/2017

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