Summary: For courses in 20th-Century World History, The Holocaust, World History II (since 1500), and Genocide.
With a wide-ranging scope, this anthology is a brief, chronological introduction to the geographic, ideological, cultural breadth, and frequency of genocide in the twentieth century. It contains provocative questions and several case studies.
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- Comprehensive case study ...show more approach--Includes case studies not frequently found in supplementary texts.
- Provides analytical and comparative framework not found in a pure "textbook" format.
- Chronological format.
- Provides students with a timeline of numerous events--rather than focusing on only three or four--as is often the case with other resources.
- Easy for the students to follow.
- A variety of sources--Represents carefully researched material.
- Supplies students with an excellent basis for discussion and writing, and helps them understand the horrific carnage that characterized twentieth century history.
- Geographic diversity--Provides coverage of genocide from many different regions and locales.
- Asks students to reconsider the application of the term "genocide", and consider ways to study and prevent it.
- Scholarship--Includes selections by the leading thinkers in the field, including Saul Friedman, Edward Said, Howard Zinn, and Anne Applebaum.
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.