eBook Chile, 1st Edition

  • David Nelson
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0737770120
  • ISBN-13: 9780737770124
  • DDC: 983.06
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 202 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
  • Price:  Sign in for price



Title explores genocide and persecution in Chile, including the historical background; covering Pinochet's military coup and legacy; controversies surrounding genocide and persectution, US government and busines interests and the Coup of 1973; participation of doctors and torture under Pinochet's regime; and personal narratives from foreign workers, American expatriates, and victims of the persecution.

While Greenhaven Publishing strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions. Call your Sales Rep for details.

Features and Benefits

  • The histories of nations across the globe are marked by dark periods of mass murder, brutal repression, and unrelenting persecution.
  • Remembering and understanding such incidents is vitally important.
  • The Genocide and Persecution series offers students and other readers a multitude of perspectives, allowing for a more nuanced understanding of these complex and horrific periods in world history.
  • Each volume is an anthology of previously published materials on acts of genocide, crimes against humanity, and other instances of extreme persecution.
  • Individual volumes address an event or series of events in a nation, region, or people's history, and include historical background, writings about the relevant issues and controversies, and first-person narratives.
  • By providing primary sources, as well as analysis of crucial issues, these volumes help develop critical thinking skills and encourage global connections; they also support key curriculum standards in a variety of areas, including history, English language arts and social science.
  • The text is enhanced by an annotated table of contents; a foreword written by an expert in the field of genocide studies; a chronology; detailed illustrations and photographs; features for classroom use, including analytical exercises, writing prompts, and group activities; a glossary; an annotated list of organizations to contact; an annotated list of reports, treaties, resolutions, and judicial decisions; a bibliography; and a comprehensive subject index.
  • hose who study genocide, crimes against humanity, and persecution struggle to comprehend and explain the enormity and brutality of such acts.
  • The Genocide and Persecution series explores events from many angles, equipping readers with the tools to achieve a greater understanding of these atrocities.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

David Nelson

David Nelson is a developer at Purdue University where he specializes in the development of educational games. He is currently leading a team of developers creating mobile games as part of an educational grant. He is also serving as a game-play and tool programmer on a grant from the National Science Foundation aimed at creating PC-based educational games. David is working on a B.S. in Computer Graphics Technology and a B.S. in Computer Science at Purdue University.