Empire, Colony, Genocide: Conquest, Occupation, and Subaltern Resistance in World History

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In 1944, Raphael Lemkin coined the term "genocide" to describe a foreign occupation that destroyed or permanently crippled a subject population. In this tradition, Empire, Colony, Genocide embeds genocide in the epochal geopolitical transformations of the past 500 years: the European colonization of the globe, the rise and fall of the continental land empires, violent decolonization, and the formation of nation states. It thereby challenges the customary focus on twentieth-century mass crimes and shows that genocide and ...

Empire, Colony, Genocide: Conquest, Occupation, and Subaltern Resistance in World History 2014, Berghahn Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781845454524

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Empire, Colony, Genocide: Conquest, Occupation, and Subaltern Resistance in World History 2014, Berghahn Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781845457198

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