Genocide in the 20th Century was written by Philip Gavin (BA - Northeastern
University, MS - Boston University) founder and publisher of The History Place,
and was posted on The History Place Web site on November 6, 2000. Mr. Gavin
has also written the popular history The
Rise of Adolf Hitler and The Irish
Potato Famine which appear elsewhere on this Web site.
For your convenience, links are provided to Amazon.com if you wish buy
any of the books to read more about Genocide. The books (and videos) might
also be available at your neighborhood bookshop or local library.
of Genocide: Eyewitness Accounts and Critical Views Edited by Samuel
Totten, William S. Parsons, and Israel W. Charny - 528 pages (July
1997) Garland Publishing, New York; ISBN: 0815323530.
History and Sociology of Genocide: Analyses and Case Studies by Frank
Chalk and Kurt Jonassohn - 461 pages (May 1990) Yale University Press,
New Haven, Conn.; ISBN: 0300044461.
Its Political Use in the Twentieth Century by Leo Kuper - 255 pages
(August 1983) Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn.; ISBN: 0300031203.
Bosnia and the Failure of the West by David Rieff - 274 pages (March
1996) Touchstone Books, New York; ISBN: 0684819031.
Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories
from Rwanda by Philip Gourevitch - 356 pages (August 1998) Farrar
Straus & Giroux, New York; ISBN: 0374286973.
Pol Pot Regime: Race, Power, and Genocide in Cambodia Under the Khmer Rouge,
1975-79 by Ben Kiernan - 477 pages (March 1998) Yale University
Press, New Haven, Conn.; ISBN: 0300061137.
of Cambodia's Killing Fields: Memoirs by Survivors by Dith Pran (Compiler),
Ben Kiernan (Introduction) - 224 pages (May 1997) Yale University Press,
New Haven, Conn.; ISBN: 0300068395.
Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. Shirer - 1264 pages
(November 1990) Simon & Schuster, New York; ISBN: 0671728687.
Pictorial History of the Holocaust (from Yad Vashem Archives) Edited
by Yitzhak Arad - 396 pages (June 1998) Macmillan Publishing Company,
New York; ISBN: 002897011X.
The Third Reich/Time-Life Books: The Apparatus of Death by the Editors
of Time-Life Books - 190 pages (1991) Time-Life Books, Alexandria,
Virginia; ISBN 0809470047.
Holocaust by Jack R. Fischel - 240 pages (March 1998) Greenwood
Publishing Group, Westport, Conn.; ISBN: 0313298793.
Good Old Days: The Holocaust as Seen by its Perpetrators and Bystanders
Edited by Ernst Klee, Willi Dressen, and Volker Riess - 336 pages (March
1996) Konecky & Konecky, New York; ISBN: 1568521332.
Auschwitz by Filip Muller - 180 pages (September 1999) Ivan R.
Dee Publisher, New York; ISBN: 1566632714.
Dealer: The Memoirs of the SS Kommandant at Auschwitz by Rudolf Hoess,
Steven Paskuly (Editor) - 390 pages (May 1996) Da Capo Press, New York;
of the Holocaust: Biography, Geography and Terminology by Eric Joseph
Epstein and Philip Rosen - 416 pages (November 1997) Greenwood Publishing
Group, Westport, Conn.; ISBN: 031330355X.
of the Third Reich by Louis L. Snyder - 410 pages (February 1997)
Marlowe & Co., New York; ISBN: 1569249172.
Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II by Iris Chang
- 304 pages (November 1997) Basic Books, New York; ISBN: 0465068359.
Good Man of Nanking: The Diaries of John Rabe by John Rabe, Erwin Wickert
(Editor), John E. Woods (Translator) - 320 pages (March 2000) Vintage
Books, New York; ISBN: 0375701974.
Harvest of Sorrow: Soviet Collectivization and the Terror-Famine by
Robert Conquest - 411 pages (November 1987) Oxford University Press,
New York; ISBN: 0195051807.
to Oblivion: The Armenian Genocide by G.S. Graber - 210 pages (September
1996) John Wiley & Sons, New York; ISBN: 047111975X.
An Oral History of the Armenian Genocide by Donald E. Miller and Lorna
Touryan Miller - 274 pages (February 1999) University of California
Press, Los Angeles; ISBN: 0520219562.
Biography: Slobodan Milosevic (1999) - A&E Entertainment
Network, 50 minutes.
Yugoslavia: Death of a Nation (1995) Narrated by Christiane Amanpour,
Series Producer Norma Percy - BBC and The Discovery Channel, 240 minutes.
Frontline: The Triumph of Evil (Rwandan Genocide) (1999) Written
by Steve Bradshaw and Ben Loeterman, Produced by Mike Robinson and Ben
Loeterman - PBS, 60 minutes.
Pol Pot (1998) Produced and Directed by Greg Barker - A&E Entertainment
Network, 50 minutes.
at War Series (1974) (A New Germany, Genocide) Produced by Jeremy Isaacs
- Thames Television, 52 minutes each.
Biography: The Fatal Attraction of Adolf Hitler (1989) Produced by
Bill Treharne Jones - BBC and the A&E Entertainment Network, 120
Trial of Adolf Eichmann (1997) Produced by Daniel B. Polin and Kenneth
Mandel - ABC News Productions, PBS Home Video, 120 minutes.
Henchmen (Goering, Himmler, Eichmann, Mengele) (1998) - ZDF and
A&E Entertainment Network, 50 minutes each.
History of the SS Produced and Directed by Andrew Mollo - The
Discovery Channel, 90 minutes.
of Nanking (1999) Written by Norman Stahl - Lou Reda Productions
for The History Channel, 50 minutes.
Harvest of Despair: The Unknown Holocaust (1984) Produced by Slavko
Nowytski and Yurij Luhovy - for The Ukrainian Famine Research Committee,
The Armenian Case (1975) Written and Produced by J. Michael Hogopian
Ph.D. - Atlantis Productions, 43 minutes.
The Armenian Genocide (1991) Becci Medors Executive Producer
- Atlantis Productions, Produced for the Curriculum Development and Supplemental
Materials Commission of the State of California, 25 minutes.
Various geographical maps appear courtesy of the
U.S. Government. Original artwork (maps) by The History Place include:
Nazi Holocaust (Death Camps); Nanking (Japanese Empire); Armenians in Turkey
(Ottoman Empire, Land of Turan, Turkey and Armenia Today). Photo Credits:
Pol Pot in Cambodia photos are courtesy Ben Kiernan, who is the A. Whitney
Griswold Professor of History and Director of the Genocide Studies Program
at Yale University; Nazi Holocaust photos appear courtesy the U.S. Holocaust
Memorial Museum; Rape of Nanking, baby at Shanghai is courtesy U.S. National
Archives; Stalin's Forced Famine, Stalin and Molotov courtesy U.S. National
Related (external) Web Sites
International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
The Cambodian Genocide Program at
Crimes Page at Yale University
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum