A Biographical Encyclopedia of Contemporary Genocide: Portraits of Evil and Good

Editor/Author Bartrop, Paul R.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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ISBN: 978-0-31-338678-7
Category: Biography
Image Count: 29
Book Status: Available
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This book documents the devastating effects of genocide in the world's most destructive human environments since the end of World War II and explores why such events still occur.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Thematic Listing by Topics
  • ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRIES
  • A
  • Abdić, Fikret (b. 1939)
  • Ahtisaari, Martti (b. 1937)
  • Akashi, Yasushi (b. 1931)
  • Akayesu, Jean-Paul (b. 1953)
  • Al-Bashir, Omar Hassan Ahmad (b. 1944)
  • Al-Majid, Ali Hassan (“Chemical Ali”) (1941–2010)
  • Albright, Madeleine (b. 1937)
  • Amanpour, Christiane (b. 1958)
  • Amin, Idi (ca. 1925–2003)
  • Annan, Kofi (b. 1938)
  • Anyidoho, Henry Kwami (b. 1940)
  • Arbour, Louise (b. 1947)
  • Ashdown, Paddy (b. 1941)
  • B
  • Babić, Milan (1956–2006)
  • Bagosora, Théoneste (b. 1941)
  • Barayagwiza, Jean Bosco (1950–2010)
  • Beardsley, Brent (b. 1954)
  • Belo, Carlos (b. 1948)
  • Benenson, Peter (1921–2005)
  • Bicamumpaka, Jérôme (b. 1957)
  • Bikindi, Simon (b. 1954)
  • Bizimungu, Augustin (b. 1952)
  • Blaškić, Tihomir (b. 1960)
  • Boban, Mate (1940–1997)
  • Booh-Booh, Jacques-Roger (b. 1938)
  • Boutros-Ghali, Boutros (b. 1922)
  • Bushnell, Prudence (b. 1946)
  • C
  • Cheadle, Don (b. 1964)
  • Clark, Wesley K. (b. 1944)
  • Clooney, George (b. 1961)
  • Cosgrove, Peter (b. 1947)
  • Cuny, Frederick C. (1944–1995?)
  • Ćurić, Vjekoslav (1957–1998)
  • D
  • Dallaire, Roméo (b. 1946)
  • D’Aubuisson, Roberto (1944–1992)
  • Del Ponte, Carla (b. 1947)
  • Des Forges, Alison (1942–2009)
  • Diagne, Mbaye (d. 1994)
  • Dith Pran (1942–2008)
  • E
  • East, Roger (1924–1975)
  • Egeland, Jan (b. 1957)
  • Erdemović, Dražen (b. 1971)
  • Evans, Gareth (b. 1944)
  • F
  • Fanfani, Maria Pia (b. 1922)
  • Farrow, Mia (b. 1945)
  • Fassera, Rachele (b. 1946)
  • Filipović, Zlata (b. 1980)
  • Finci, Jakob (b. 1943)
  • G
  • Gaillard, Philippe (b. 1956)
  • Galbraith, Peter (b. 1950)
  • Garang, John (1945–2005)
  • Goldstone, Richard (b. 1938)
  • Gotovina, Ante (b. 1955)
  • Gowon, Yakubu (b. 1934)
  • Gusmão, José Alexandre (“Xanana”) (b. 1946)
  • Guterres, Eurico (b. 1974)
  • Gutman, Roy (b. 1944)
  • H
  • Habré, Hissène (b. 1942)
  • Habyarimana, Juvénal (1937–1994)
  • Hadžić, Goran (b. 1958)
  • Heng Samrin (b. 1934)
  • Hilal, Musa (b. 1961)
  • Holbrooke, Richard (1941–2010)
  • Hou Yuon (1930–1975?)
  • Hu Nim (1930–1977)
  • Hurd, Douglas (b. 1930)
  • Hussein, Saddam (1937–2006)
  • I
  • Ieng Sary (b. 1924)
  • Ieng Thirith (b. 1932)
  • Izetbegović, Alija (1925–2003)
  • J
  • Jashari, Adem (1955–1998)
  • Jelisić, Goran (b. 1968)
  • Jolie, Angelina (b. 1975)
  • K
  • Kabuga, Félicien (b. 1935)
  • Kagame, Paul (b. 1957)
  • Kajuga, (Jerry) Robert (b. 1960)
  • Kambanda, Jean (b. 1955)
  • Kandić, Nataša (b. 1946)
  • Kapila, Mukesh (b. 1955)
  • Karadžić, Radovan (b. 1945)
  • Karamira, Froduald (1947–1998)
  • Ke Pauk (1934–2002)
  • Khang Khek Iev (“Comrade Duch”) (b. 1942)
  • Khieu Samphan (b. 1931)
  • Kim Il-sung (1912–1994)
  • Kony, Joseph (b. 1961)
  • Kouchner, Bernard (b. 1939)
  • Kovanda, Karel (b. 1944)
  • Kristof, Nicholas D. (b. 1959)
  • Krstić, Radislav (b. 1948)
  • L
  • Lane, Laura (b. 1967)
  • Lemkin, Raphael (1900–1959)
  • Lon Nol (1913–1985)
  • Loung Ung (b. 1970)
  • Lukić, Milan (b. 1967)
  • M
  • Macías Nguema, Francisco (1924–1979)
  • MacKenzie, Lewis (b. 1940)
  • Mandlbaum, Zoran (b. 1946)
  • Mao Zedong (1893–1976)
  • McCloskey, Frank (1939–2003)
  • Mejakić, Željko (b. 1964)
  • Méndez, Juan E. (b. 1944)
  • Mengistu Haile Mariam (b. 1937)
  • Micombero, Michel (1940–1983)
  • Milošević, Slobodan (1941–2006)
  • Mladić, Ratko (b. 1943)
  • Mugabe, Robert (b. 1924)
  • Mugesera, Léon (b. 1952)
  • Munyagishari, Bernard (b. 1959)
  • N
  • Nahimana, Ferdinand (b. 1950)
  • Ndasingwa, Landoald (“Lando”) (d. 1994)
  • Ndindiliyimana, Augustin (b. 1943)
  • Ngeze, Hassan (b. 1957)
  • Nicholson, Emma (b. 1941)
  • Nicholson, Michael (b. 1937)
  • Nissim, Gabriele (b. 1950)
  • Nogić, Inela (b. 1976)
  • Ntaganda, Bosco (b. 1973)
  • Nuhanović, Hasan (b. 1968)
  • Nuon Chea (b. 1926)
  • Nyiramasuhuko, Pauline (b. 1946)
  • O
  • Obote, (Apollo) Milton (1924–2005)
  • Ojukwu, Emeka (1933–2011)
  • Orić, Naser (b. 1967)
  • Owen, David (b. 1938)
  • P
  • Pinochet, Augusto (1915–2006)
  • Plavšić, Biljana (b. 1930)
  • Pol Pot (1925–1998)
  • Ponchaud, François (b. 1939)
  • Prendergast, John (b. 1963)
  • Prosper, Pierre-Richard (b. 1963)
  • Proxmire, William (1915–2005)
  • R
  • Ramos-Horta, José (b. 1949)
  • Ražnatović, Željko (“Arkan”) (1952–2000)
  • Reeves, Eric (b. 1950)
  • Ríos Montt, Efraín (b. 1926)
  • Riza, Iqbal (b. 1934)
  • Rose, Michael (b. 1940)
  • Ruggiu, Georges (b. 1957)
  • Rugova, Ibrahim (1944–2006)
  • Rusesabagina, Paul (b. 1954)
  • Rutaganda, Georges (1958–2010)
  • S
  • Saint-Exupéry, Patrick de (b. 1962)
  • Sankoh, Foday (1937–2003)
  • Schanberg, Sydney H. (b. 1934)
  • Šešelj, Vojislav (b. 1954)
  • Shattuck, John (b. 1943)
  • Sihanouk, Norodom (b. 1922)
  • Silajdžić, Haris (b. 1945)
  • Smailović, Vedran (b. 1956)
  • Smith, Rupert (b. 1943)
  • Son Sen (1930–1997)
  • Steidle, Brian (b. 1976)
  • Suharto (1921–2008)
  • T
  • Ta Mok (ca. 1926–2006)
  • Tadić, Dušan (b. 1955)
  • Taylor, Charles (b. 1948)
  • Tudjman, Franjo (1922–1999)
  • Turajlić, Hakija (1936–1993)
  • Tytler, Jagdish (b. 1944)
  • U
  • Uwilingiyimana, Agathe (1953–1994)
  • V
  • Van Anraat, Frans (b. 1942)
  • Vieira de Mello, Sérgio (1948–2003)
  • Vorn Vet (ca. 1934–1978)
  • Vulliamy, Ed (b. 1954)
  • W
  • Wallace, Gretchen Steidle (b. 1974)
  • Wilkens, Carl (b. 1957)
  • Wiranto (b. 1947)
  • Y
  • Yahya Khan (1917–1980)
  • Z
  • Živanović, Milenko (b. 1946)
  • Glossary of Important Terms in Genocide Studies
  • Chronology of Contemporary Genocide
  • Resources: Print and Nonprint