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Genocide and Mass Violence in Asia : An Introductory Reader / Frank Jacob.

Publication:
M√ľnchen ; Wien : De Gruyter Oldenbourg, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (vi, 220 pages) : digital file(s).
Series:
Genocide and mass violence in the age of extremes ; 1.
Genocide and Mass Violence in the Age of Extremes ; 1
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Subjects:
Genocide -- Asia -- History -- 20th century.
War crimes -- Asia -- History -- 20th century.
Crimes against humanity -- Asia -- History -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
In Asia the "Age of Extremes" witnessed many forms of mass violence and genocide, related to the rise and fall of the Japanese Empire, the proxy wars of the Cold War, and the anti-colonial nation building processes that often led to new conflicts and civil wars. The present volume is considered an introductory reader that deals with different forms of mass violence and genocide in Asia, discusses the perspectives of victims and perpetrators alike.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
1. Genocide and Mass Violence in Asia: An Introduction
2. Crowd Violence in East Pakistan/ Bangladesh 1971-1972
3. "Kill 3 Million and the Rest Will Eat of Our Hands": Genocide, Rape, and the Bangladeshi War of Liberation
4. Reframing the "Comfort Women" Issue: New Representations of an Old War Crime
5. From Student Activists to Muktibahini: Students, Mass Violence and the Bangladesh Liberation War
6. Narratives Without Guilt: The Self- Perception of Japanese Perpetrators
7. Excessive Violence in a War Without Fronts: Explaining Atrocities in South Vietnam (1965-1973)
8. Japanese War Crimes and War Crimes Trials in China
9. Forgotten Genocide in Indonesia: Mass Violence, Resource Exploitation and Struggle for Independence in West Papua
10. Murder, Museums, and Memory: Cold War Public History in Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh City, and Phnom Penh
Contributors
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 06. Apr 2020)
Contributor:
Jacob, Frank, editor., Editor,
Other format:
Print version
ISBN:
3-11-065905-0
OCLC:
1114889901
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9783110659054 doi
Access Restriction:
Open Access Unrestricted online access star