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Order of Genocide Race, Power, and War in Rwanda

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ISBN-10: 0801474922

ISBN-13: 9780801474927

Edition: 2008

Authors: Scott Straus

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The Rwandan genocide has become a touchstone for debates about the causes of mass violence and the responsibilities of the international community. Yet a number of key questions about this tragedy remain unanswered: How did the violence spread from community to community and so rapidly engulf the nation? Why did individuals make decisions that led them to take up machetes against their neighbors? And what was the logic that drove the campaign of extermination? According to Scott Straus, a social scientist and former journalist in East Africa for several years (who received a Pulitzer Prize nomination for his reporting for the Houston Chronicle), many of the widely held beliefs about the…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 7/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English