Studies in Comparative Genocide

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Palgrave Macmillan, Apr 15, 1999 - History - 270 pages
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Many of the world's leading authorities from history, sociology, political science and psychology shed new light on the major genocides of the 20th century in this excellent collection. Contributors Irving L. Horowitz and Roger W. Smith provide broad interpretative introductions to the subject. The essays explore events from the Armenian Genocide and the Ukrainian famine up to the Bosnian and Rwandan genocides. Thirteen of the fourteen essays are previously unpublished.

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ROUBEN P. ADALIAN Project Director of the Armenian National Institute in Washington, D.C. TANER AKCAM Research Fellow at the Hamburg Institute for the Social Sciences YEHUDA BAUER Permanent Academic Chairman of the Institute of Contemporary Jewry and Professor at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem VAHAKN N. DADRIAN Director of a large genocide study project supported by the H. F. Guggenheim Foundation HELEN FEIN Executive Director of he Institute of Genocide and an Associate of the Froancois-Zavier Bagboud Institute for Health and Human Rights at the Harvard University School of Public Health IRVING L. HOROWITZ Hannah Arendt Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Political science at Rutgers University ANOUSH HOVANISSIAN Researcher at the Institute for Near Eastern Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia HENRY R. HUTTENBACH Professor of Russian and East European History at the City College of New York BEN KIERNAN Associate Professor of History and Director of the Cambodian Genocide Program at Yale University FRANKLIN H. LITTELL Emeritus Professor of Religion at Temple University and Adjunct Professor at the institute of Contemporary Jewry of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem JAMES J. REID Senior Research Fellow at the Speros Basil Vryonis Center for the Study of Hellenism in Rancho Cordova, California ROGER W. SMITH Professor of government at the College of William and Mary in Virginia ERVIN STAUB Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst FRANK E. SYSYN Director of the Peter Jacyk Centre for Ukrainian Historical Research, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies at the University of Alberta