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Fires of Hatred: Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth-Century Europe

by Norman M. Naimark What strands link the last century’s bloody spasms of ethnic cleansing–from the Armenian genocide and the Holocaust to Bosnia and Kosovo? Stanford University historian Naimark argues ethnic cleansing is a profoundly twentieth-century phenomenon, not a product of “ancient hatreds.” Its essential elements are a pseudoscientific racialist nationalism, the intrusive, homogenizing power […]