Description - Annihilating Difference by Alexander Laban Hinton
Genocide is one of the most pressing issues that confronts us today. Its death toll is staggering: over one hundred million dead. Because of their intimate experience in the communities where genocide takes place, anthropologists are uniquely positioned to explain how and why this mass annihilation occurs and the types of devastation genocide causes. This book collects together original essays on genocide, exploring a wide range of cases from an anthropological viewpoint, including Nazi Germany, Cambodia, Guatemala, Rwanda, and Bosnia.
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Author Biography - Alexander Laban Hinton
Alexander Laban Hinton is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University. He is editor of Biocultural Approaches to the Emotions (1999) and Genocide: An Anthropological Reader (2001).