Between vengeance and forgiveness: facing history after genocide and mass violence

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Beacon Press, 1998 - History - 214 pages
A book on justice & healing after horrific violence. Remembering & forgetting, judging & forgiving, reconciling & avenging, grieving & educating - Minow shows us why each may be necessary, yet painfully inadequate, as individuals & societies confront past horrors.

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BETWEEN VENGEANCE AND FORGIVENESS: Facing History After Genocide and Mass Violence

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A leading legal scholar's judicious examination of our varied reactions to mass violence and their relative potential for healing people and nations. From the Holocaust to apartheid South Africa and ... Read full review


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Martha Minow is professor of law at Harvard Law School and author of Between Vengeance and Forgiveness (Beacon / 4507-1 / $14.00 pb). She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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