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Author Weitz, Eric D., author.

Title A century of genocide : utopias of race and nation / Eric D. Weitz ; with a new preface by the author.

Publication Info. Princeton and Oxford : Princeton University Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    364.151 WEI    Available
Description xix, 360 pages. ; 24 cm.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [311]-338) and index
Summary "In a blend of gripping narrative and trenchant analysis, Eric Weitz investigates four of the twentieth century's major eruptions of genocide: the Soviet Union under Stalin, Nazi Germany, Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge, and the former Yugoslavia. Drawing on historical sources as well as trial records, memoirs, novels, and poems, Weitz explains the prevalence of genocide in the twentieth century-- and shows how and why it became so systematic and deadly"--Back cover.
Subject Genocide -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies.
Crimes against humanity -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies.
ISBN 9780691165875 (paperback)
0691165874 (paperback)

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