Why did they kill? [electronic resource] : Cambodia in the shadow of genocide / Alexander Laban Hinton.

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Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2005.
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Series:California series in public anthropology (Online) ; 11.
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Format: Electronic eBook
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Summary:Of all the horrors human beings perpetrate, genocide stands near the top of the list. Its toll is staggering: well over 100 million dead worldwide. Why Did They Kill? is one of the first anthropological attempts to analyze the origins of genocide. In it, Alexander Hinton focuses on the devastation that took place in Cambodia from April 1975 to January 1979 under the Khmer Rouge in order to explore why mass murder happens and what motivates perpetrators to kill.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xxii, 360 p.) : ill., maps
Other format:Print version: Why did they kill? : Cambodia in the shadow of genocide 0520241789 0520241797
Notes:Title from e-book t.p. screen (viewed Jul. 8, 2011).
Bib#: 1649573
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-349) and index.
Series:California series in public anthropology ; 11
Language:English
ISBN:9780520937949 (electronic bk.)
0520937945 (electronic bk.)
Bib#:1649573