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Hidden Genocides: Power, Knowledge, Memory (Genocide, Political Violence, Human Rights)

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Synopsis:

Why are some cases of genocide prominently remembered while others are ignored, hidden, or denied? In this collection, contributors approach the question from a variety of perspectives and case studies, including the suppression of discussion about indigenous populations in the Americas and Australia, the reasons why the genocide of the Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks long remained out of sight, and the violence that was the precursor to and the aftermath of the Holocaust.

About the Author

ALEXANDER LABAN HINTON is the director of the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights and a professor of anthropology and global affairs at Rutgers University, Newark. He is the author of the award-winning Why Did They Kill?: Cambodia in the Shadow of Genocide and six edited collections.

THOMAS LA POINTE is a member of the Center for Peace, Justice, and Reconciliation and an assistant professor of literature and composition at Bergen Community College. He has taught at the Shanghai International Studies University, China, and served as a journalist at the Institute for Central American Studies, Costa Rica.

DOUGLAS IRVIN-ERICKSON is an affiliate of the Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution, and Human Rights at Rutgers University, Newark.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780813561639
Author:
Hinton, Alexander Laban
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
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Nunpa, Mato
Author:
Lapointe, Thomas
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Moses, A. Dirk
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Jones, Adam
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Hegburg, Krista
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A. Dirk Mo
Author:
Elisa von Joeden-Forgey
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Von Joeden-Forgey, Elisa
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Feierstein, Daniel
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Frieze, Donna-Lee
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Irvin-Erickson, Douglas
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Travis, Hannibal
Author:
Thomas La Pointe
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Nunpa, Chris Mato
Author:
Hinton, Alexander Laban, Prof.
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Richmond, Walter
Subject:
Crime - True Crime
Subject:
jProcesses of remembering and forgetting
Subject:
Canadian Museum of Human Rights
Subject:
suppression of discussion about genocide events
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series:
Genocide, Political Violence, Human Rights
Publication Date:
20131231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
3 photographs, 4 maps, 1 figure
Pages:
230
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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History and Social Science » Crime » True Crime
History and Social Science » Politics » Human Rights
History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Politics
History and Social Science » World History » General

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Why are some cases of genocide prominently remembered while others are ignored, hidden, or denied? In this collection, contributors approach the question from a variety of perspectives and case studies, including the suppression of discussion about indigenous populations in the Americas and Australia, the reasons why the genocide of the Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks long remained out of sight, and the violence that was the precursor to and the aftermath of the Holocaust.

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