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The meaning of genocide

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Published by I.B. Tauris in London, New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Social aspects,
  • Genocide,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMark Levene
SeriesGenocide in the age of the nation-state
LC ClassificationsHV6322.7 .L48 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1> ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24922843M
ISBN 109781845111953, 9781845117528, 9781845110574, 9781845111939, 9781845111946
LC Control Number2011414563

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