Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing: Our Global Past

@article{Rotberg2017GenocideAE,
  title={Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing: Our Global Past},
  author={Robert I. Rotberg},
  journal={Journal of Interdisciplinary History},
  year={2017},
  volume={48},
  pages={71-78}
}
  • R. Rotberg
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Interdisciplinary History
“Genocide” provides a useful optic with which to understand and examine purposeful purges of Mesopotamian, Alexandrine, Visogothic, Norman, Mongol, and Spanish (during the Inquisition) people, and those of more modern times. Raphaël Lemkin’s cross-disciplinary arguments, developed in the crucible of an unfolding Holocaust and trimmed and refined at the United Nations, offer new insights into the actions of rulers and ruling classes, into the elimination or forcible assimilation of all manner of… Expand
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