Mass Killing and Genocide 20C (HIST 388.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
HIST 388 01 September 2017 Simonne Horwitz
HIST 388 01 September 2016 Simonne Horwitz


An examination of major mass killings in the twentieth century. The course analyzes the definitions and theories of mass killings, including genocide and ethnic cleansing. It also discusses how the international community can best detect and prevent a mass killing using such tools as international law and humanitarian intervention.


3 credit units HIST at the 200-level.


Post-1815; Other Regions.

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