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Political Genocides in Postcolonial Asia

Cribb, Robert

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This article discusses political genocide in postcolonial Asia, looking at Indonesia, Cambodia, and China. Mass political killing presents a special problem in genocide studies. The slaughter of human beings because of the political beliefs and attitudes they held, or were presumed to have held, cost millions of lives during the twentieth century. The Indonesian killings of 1965-6 cost half a million lives and the killings during the Cultural Revolution in China claimed a million lives....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/50708
Book Title: The Oxford Handbook of Genocide Studies
DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199232116.013.0023

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