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Book Series: NIOD Studies on War, Holocaust and Genocide ISBN: 9789048518654 9789089645241 Year: Pages: 282 Language: English
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Subject: Political Science
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The twentieth century has been called, not inaccurately, a century of genocide. And the beginning of the twenty-first century has seen little change, with genocidal violence in Darfur, Congo, Sri Lanka, and Syria. Why is genocide so widespread, and so difficult to stop, across societies that differ so much culturally, technologically, and politically? [-]That's the question that this collection addresses, gathering a stellar roster of contributors to offer a range of perspectives from different disciplines to attempt to understand the pervasiveness of genocidal violence. Challenging outdated beliefs and conventions that continue to influence our understanding, Genocide constitutes a major contribution to the scholarship on mass violence.[-]

Gods huis in de steigers

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ISBN: 9789462982895 9789048533589 Year: Pages: 272 Language: Dutch;
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Subject: Architecture
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In this book three anthropologists explore contemporary religious architecture and they develop an original vision on the religious landscape in the Netherlands and Europe. Mosques, synagogues and churches do not only facilitate and symbolize religion, the intimate relationship we have with these buildings touches the essence of what religion is today - in both a positive and a negative sense. 

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