Dark Side of Nation-States, The : Ethnic Cleansing in Modern Europe
By: Ther, Philipp.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.War and Genocide: Publisher: New York, NY : Berghahn Books, 2014Description: 1 online resource (287 p.).ISBN: 9781782383031.Subject(s): Europe -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 20th century | Europe -- History, Military -- 20th century | Europe -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Genocide -- Europe -- History -- 20th century | Nationalism -- Europe -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Dark Side of Nation-States, The : Ethnic Cleansing in Modern EuropeDDC classification: 304.6 | 304.6/630940904 LOC classification: D445Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1 - Preconditions of Ethnic Cleansing; Chapter 2 - Ethnic Cleansing as an Instrument of International Politics: 1912-25; Chapter 3 - Total War and Total Cleansing: 1938-44; Chapter 4 - The Big Sweep: Postwar Europe and Beyond 1944-48; Chapter 5 - Ghosts of the Past: The Former Yugoslavia and the Caucasus 1991-99; Conclusion and Historical Typology; Acknowledgments; Annotated Bibliography; Index
Why was there such a far-reaching consensus concerning the utopian goal of national homogeneity in the first half of the twentieth century? Ethnic cleansing is analyzed here as a result of the formation of democratic nation-states, the international order based on them, and European modernity in general. Almost all mass-scale population removals were rationally and precisely organized and carried out in cold blood, with revenge, hatred and other strong emotions playing only a minor role. This book not only considers the majority of population removals which occurred in Eastern Europe, but is
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