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Comparative Genocide 20th Cent

Pegelow Kaplan

Introduction to key concepts in genocide studies with an examination of specific cases of twentieth-century genocides including the Ottoman mass murder of Armenians; the Holocaust; mass crimes in Cambodia and Bosnia; and the Rwandan genocide. Specific attention on the role of mass media and the international community's politics of naming and intervention.

Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies Historical Thought distribution requirements.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies History distribution requirements.
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.