Encountering Genocide: Personal Accounts from Victims, Perpetrators, and Witnesses
ABC-CLIO, 30. lip 2014. - Broj stranica: 305
Cutting-edge in its scope and approach, this unique volume offers first-person accounts of modern genocides to enable readers to more fully examine genocidal experiences and better understand the horror of such events.
From the atrocities of the Holocaust to the ongoing horrors in Darfur, genocide has been a gruesome and all-too-prominent fixture of modern history. There is no better way to examine and understand these events than through the accounts of those involved. This unique collection of primary sources features 50 documents, some of which have never before been made public. These firsthand accounts—diary entries, memoirs, oral testimony, original interviews, and more—illuminate 10 genocides of the 20th and 21st centuries as they were experienced by victims, perpetrators, and bystanders.
The book begins with the Herero Genocide (1904–1907) and ends with a consideration of the atrocities in Darfur. Each of the 50 documents features a brief introduction that provides basic and essential information such as who created it as well as when, where, and why. The work concludes with an analysis comprised of scholarly commentary, additional contextual information, and a list of questions that will serve as a springboard for student discussion of history and of the nature of survival in the face of evil.
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This volume considers 10 case studies of modern genocide: the Hereros of German South-West Africa, 1904–1907; the Armenian Genocide, 1915–1923 (incorporating the concurrent genocides of the Assyrians and the Anatolian and Pontic ...
The German assault against the Herero people from 1904 to 1907, in Germany's colonial possession of South-West Africa (now Namibia), can be termed the first true instance of genocide in the twentieth century.
Continuous tribal conflict, which threatened the safety and economic potential of the German colony, led Germany to ... Increasingly, however, the Germans exploited the native laborers (often transforming them into de facto slaves), ...
Peter Moor was a German naval infantryman from Kiel. He served as afoot soldier during the Herero war in German South-West Africa in 1904–1905. As one of the first of the reinforcements sent from Germany after the outbreak ofthe ...
Telling them with threats not to move, we looked through the bundles which were lying near them and found two guns and some underclothing, probably stolen from our dead. One of the men was wearing a German tunic which bore ...
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8 THE RWANDAN GENOCIDE
9 THE BOSNIAN GENOCIDE
10 THE DARFUR GENOCIDE
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