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Published: 15 April 2010

696 Pages


ISBN: 9780199232116

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The Oxford Handbook of Genocide Studies

Edited by Donald Bloxham and A. Dirk Moses

Oxford Handbooks in History

  • The first comprehensive, in-depth analysis of genocide and the new field of genocide studies
  • Thirty-four renowned experts study genocide world-wide through the ages by taking regional, thematic, and disciplinary approaches
  • Unparalleled breadth of coverage, including Asia, colonial and modern Africa, South and North America, the Ottoman Empire, Nazi Europe, and post-communist Eastern Europe
  • Includes sustained treatment of gender, memory, the state, culture, ethnic cleansing, military intervention, the United Nations, and prosecutions
  • Reflects the key disciplines that study genocide: history, anthropology, law, political science, sociology, and philosophy
  • Challenging final chapter considers the significance of genocide in the contemporary world, making links to environmental crises and geopolitical instability