Genocide: Modern Crimes Against Humanity

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Twenty-First Century Books, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 160 pages
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Genocide has become the human rights issue of our time. This book focuses on the genocides of the twentieth century, explaining what genocide is and discussing it in light of international law. The approach is thematic, examining causes, implementation, results, justice, and the survivors. It includes discussions of the Armenians, the Holocaust, the Cambodians of the killing fields, Tutsis of Rwanda, the Muslims of Bosnia, and non-Arabs in Darfur, Sudan. It includes firsthand accounts and experiences of this sensitive topic.--Publisher description.

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a really really good overview of exactly what the title says. writes it continuously so you see what world events shape each situation. Read full review


chapter one 9 the armenians of the ottoman empire
chapter six 94 the muslims of bosnia

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Brendan January graduated from Haverford College and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He has written several nonfiction books for young readers, including one recognized as a Best Science Book of 1999 by the National Science Teachers Association. Brendan January is currently a journalist at the Philadelphia Inquirer and lives with his wife in New Jersey.

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