The Rwandan Genocide, 1st Edition

  • Alex Cruden
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  • ISBN-10: 0737754621
  • ISBN-13: 9780737754629
  • DDC: 967.57104
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 227 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released August 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Each volume of Perspectives On Modern World History offers a fresh look - from multiple perspectives - at momentous events in world history. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that explores genocide, political corruption, and the repercussions of violence in the African country of Rwanda in 1994. Each volume opens with background information - including primary source material - covering the periods leading up to, during and after the event. Then, each volume offers an in-depth, multinational perspective on the controversies surrounding the event and the current implications or long-lasting effects. Each volume concludes with first-person narratives from people who lived through or were directly impacted by the event. Essays are compiled from a variety of sources and are carefully edited and introduced to provide context for readers unfamiliar with the historical event.

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"Well-researched and balanced this is a solid addition that will fill a gap in many collections."--Ludington Library Reviews, January, 2011

— Ludington Library Reviews

"Color photographs, many quite graphic, further illustrate the atrocities committed against the Tutsi people. An informative addition to any collection."--School Library Journal, January, 2011

— School Library Journal