Patterns of frontier genocide 1803–1910: the aboriginal Tasmanians, the Yuki of California, and the Herero of Namibia

@article{Madley2004PatternsOF,
  title={Patterns of frontier genocide 1803–1910: the aboriginal Tasmanians, the Yuki of California, and the Herero of Namibia},
  author={Benjamin Madley},
  journal={Journal of Genocide Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={6},
  pages={167 - 192}
}
  • B. Madley
  • Published 1 June 2004
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Genocide Research
The continuing destruction of indigenous people is a global human rights problem. Today, tens of millions of Aboriginal people reside in dozens of countries around the world (Hitchcock and Twedt, 1997, p 374). Whether called native or tribal peoples, First Nations or the Fourth World, many live under the threat of annihilation. During the twentieth century, dozens of states implemented policies intended to physically destroy indigenous populations. In the age of the UN Genocide Convention… 

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