This book provides an indispensable resource for anyone researching the scourge of mass murder in the 20th and 21st centuries, effectively using primary source documents to help them understand all aspects of genocide.
Offers a large number of documents relating to various genocides, demonstrating the multifaceted nature of this crime in various settings
Presents the reader with an analysis of each document to help contextualize and explain it
Allows documents to "speak for themselves," setting out the parameters of genocide, what events actually occurred, and what was done afterwards
Provides a short list of further reading at the conclusion of each document to assist readers looking to further research the topic