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Annihilating difference [electronic resource] :the anthropology of genocide / edited by Alexander Laban Hinton ; with a foreword by Kenneth Roth.

Contributor(s): Hinton, Alexander Laban.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: California series in public anthropology: 3.Publisher: Berkeley, Cal. : University of California Press, �2002Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 405 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780520927575 (electronic bk.); 0520927575 (electronic bk.); 0585422613 (electronic bk.); 9780585422619 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Genocide | Ethnic conflict | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Demography | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | Ethnic conflict | GenocideGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 304.6/63 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The dark side of modernity: toward an anthropology of genocide / Alexander Laban Hinton -- Genocide against indigenous peoples / David Maybury-Louis -- Confronting genocide and ethnocide of indigenous peoples: an interdisciplinary approach to definition, intervention, prevention, and advocacy / Samuel Totten, Williams S. Parsons, Robert K. Hitchcock -- Justifying genocide: archaeology and the construction of difference / Bettina Arnold -- Scientific racism in service of the Reich: German anthropologists in the Nazi Era / Gretchen E. Schafft -- The cultural face of terror in the Rwandan genocide of 1994 / Christopher C. Taylor -- Dance, music, and the nature of terror in democratic Kampuchea / Toni Shapiro-Phim -- Averted gaze: genocide in Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1992-1995 / Tone Bringa -- Archives of violence: the Holocaust and the German politics of memory / Uli Linke -- Aftermaths of genocide: Cambodian villagers / May Ebihara, Judy Ledgerwood -- Terror, grief, and recovery: genocidal trauma in a Mayan village in Guatemala / Beatriz Manz -- Recent developments in the international law of genocide: an anthropological perspective on the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda / Paul J. Magnarella -- Inoculation of evil in the U.S.-Mexican Border Region: reflections on the genocidal potential of symbolic violence / Carole Nagengast -- Coming to our senses: anthropology and genocide / Nancy Scheper-Hughes -- Culture, genocide, and a public anthropology / John R. Bowen.
Summary: This text presents a collection of original essays on genocide. It explores a wide range of cases, including Nazi Germany, Cambodia, Guatemala, Rwanda, and Bosnia.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The dark side of modernity: toward an anthropology of genocide / Alexander Laban Hinton -- PART ONE: MODERNITY'S EDGES: GENOCIDE AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES: Genocide against indigenous peoples / David Maybury-Louis -- Confronting genocide and ethnocide of indigenous peoples: an interdisciplinary approach to definition, intervention, prevention, and advocacy / Samuel Totten, Williams S. Parsons, Robert K. Hitchcock -- PART TWO: ESSENTIALIZING DIFFERENCE: ANTHROPOLOGISTS IN THE HOLOCAUST: Justifying genocide: archaeology and the construction of difference / Bettina Arnold -- Scientific racism in service of the Reich: German anthropologists in the Nazi Era / Gretchen E. Schafft -- PART THREE: ANNIHILATING DIFFERENCE: LOCAL DIMENSIONS OF GENOCIDE: The cultural face of terror in the Rwandan genocide of 1994 / Christopher C. Taylor -- Dance, music, and the nature of terror in democratic Kampuchea / Toni Shapiro-Phim -- Averted gaze: genocide in Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1992-1995 / Tone Bringa -- PART FOUR: GENOCIDE'S WAKE: TRAUMA, MEMORY, COPING, AND RENEWAL: Archives of violence: the Holocaust and the German politics of memory / Uli Linke -- Aftermaths of genocide: Cambodian villagers / May Ebihara, Judy Ledgerwood -- Terror, grief, and recovery: genocidal trauma in a Mayan village in Guatemala / Beatriz Manz -- Recent developments in the international law of genocide: an anthropological perspective on the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda / Paul J. Magnarella -- PART FIVE: CRITICAL REFLECTIONS: ANTHROPOLOGY AND THE STUDY OF GENOCIDE: Inoculation of evil in the U.S.-Mexican Border Region: reflections on the genocidal potential of symbolic violence / Carole Nagengast -- Coming to our senses: anthropology and genocide / Nancy Scheper-Hughes -- Culture, genocide, and a public anthropology / John R. Bowen.

This text presents a collection of original essays on genocide. It explores a wide range of cases, including Nazi Germany, Cambodia, Guatemala, Rwanda, and Bosnia.

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