Dictionary of Genocide

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ABC-CLIO, Nov 30, 2007 - Law - 576 pages
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Over 600 terms identify and explain the history and suffering of ethnic and religious groups experiencing genocide throughout the world. The people, places, governments, agencies, documents, legal terms, and all other aspects of genocide are defined for new students and scholars alike.


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The first in its class, this dictionary offers a comprehensive overview of the field of genocide studies. In over 600 entries, the dictionary provides information on the definition, theories, history ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Paul R. Bartrop is an Honorary Research Fellow in the Faculty of Arts at Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and Head of the Department of History at Bialik College, Melbourne, teaching History, International Studies, and Comparative Genocide Studies courses. He has previously been a Scholar-in-Residence at the Martin-Springer Institute for Teaching the Holocaust, Tolerance and Humanitarian Values at Northern Arizona University, and a Visiting Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Samuel Totten is a professor at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, and the Institute on the Holocaust and Genocide, Jerusalem. He served as one of the 24 investigators with the U.S. State Department's Darfur Atrocities Documentation Project in Chad during the summer of 2004. He is the author/editor of "First-Person Accounts of Genocidal Acts Committed in the Twentieth Century" (Greenwood, 1991), "Genocide in the Twentieth Century: Critical Essays and Eyewitness Accounts" (1995), "Century of Genocide: Eyewitness Accounts and Critical Essays-2nd edition" (2004), "Genocide in Darfur: Investigating Atrocities in the Sudan" (2006), "The Prevention and Intervention of Genocide: An Annotated Bibliography" (2007), and "Dictionary of Genocide" (Greenwood Press, 2007). He is also the editor of "Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal" and is book review editor of the "Journal of Genocide Research".

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