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Devastation: Volume I: The European Rimlands 1912-1938

Mark Levene


The Crisis of Genocide treats a range of genocidal events - between just before the First World War and the aftermath of the Second - as a whole. The range include not only the Holocaust but also the Armenian genocide, mass killings in Bolshevik, then Stalin's Russia and a host of further ethnic cleansings in Anatolia, the Balkans and eastern Europe. The study demonstrates how the relationship between geography, nation and power came to play a key role in the emergence of genocide in a collapsed or collapsing European imperial zone - the rimlands - and how the continuing geopoliti ... More

Keywords: Genocide, Armenia, Stalin, Nazis, First World War

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199683031
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683031.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark Levene, author
Reader in History, University of Southampton, and in the Parkes Centre for Jewish/non-Jewish Relations