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Author Tyner, James A., 1966-

Title Genocide and the geographical imagination : life and death in Germany, China, and Cambodia / James A. Tyner
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 181 pages) : illustrations
Contents The spatiality of life and death -- The state must own death : Germany -- Starving for the state : China -- Normalizing the state : Cambodia -- Everyday death and the state
Summary This groundbreaking book brings an important spatial perspective to our understanding of genocide through a fresh interpretation of Germany under Hitler, Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge, and China's Great Leap Forward famine under Mao. James A. Tyner's powerful analysis of these horrifying cases provides insight into the larger questions of sovereignty and state policies that determine who will live and who will die. Specifically, he explores the government practices that result in genocide and how they are informed by the calculation and valuation of life-and death. A geograp
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Genocide -- Cambodia -- History.
Genocide -- China -- History.
Genocide -- Germany -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442209003 (electronic bk.)
9781442209008 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)