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Problem from Hell America and the Age of Genocide

ISBN-10: 0060541644
ISBN-13: 9780060541644
Edition: 2002
Authors: Samantha Power
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Description: Winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize For General Nonfiction National Book Critics Circle Award Winner In her award-winning interrogation of the last century of American history, Samantha Power -- a former Balkan war correspondent and founding  More...

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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/6/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize For General Nonfiction National Book Critics Circle Award Winner In her award-winning interrogation of the last century of American history, Samantha Power -- a former Balkan war correspondent and founding executive director of Harvard's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy -- asks the haunting question: Why do American leaders who vow "never again" repeatedly fail to stop genocide? Drawing upon exclusive interviews with Washington's top policy makers, access to newly declassified documents, and her own reporting from the modern killing fields, Power provides the answer in "A Problem from Hell" -- a groundbreaking work that tells the stories of the courageous Americans who risked their careers and lives in an effort to get the United States to act.

Preface
"Race Murder"
"A Crime Without a Name"
The Crime With a Name
Lemkin's Law
"A Most Lethal Pair of Foes"
Cambodia: "Helpless Giant"
Speaking Loudly and Looking for a Stick
Iraq: "Human Rights and Chemical Weapons Use Aside"
Bosnia: "No More than Witnesses at a Funeral"
Rwanda: "Mostly in a Listening Mode"
Srebrenica: "Getting Creamed"
Kosovo: A Dog and a Fight
Lemkin's Courtroom Legacy
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index
About the Author

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