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Understanding Genocides: Stopping Eliminationist Politics





Understanding Genocides: Eliminationism

Daniel Goldhagen explains the concept of eliminationism - the desire to eliminate peoples or groups as ab overarĀ­ching category and the core act - and four strategies it employs.


Understanding Genocides: Our Age of Suffering

In this excerpt for the book Worse Than War, Daniel Goldhagen takes a look at the last century and instances where eliminationist groups have committed mass slaughter.


Understanding Genocides: Human Beings and Mass Slaughter

This excerpt from the book Worse Than War asks the questions that must be examined to understand why mass murder occurs.


Organizations: Facing History and Ourselves

Through a rigorous investigation of key moments in history, Facing History and Ourselves teaches students to combat prejudice with compassion and misinformation with knowledge.


Making-of Video

In an interview, Goldhagen discusses the motivation behind writing the book, the impact of traveling with his family to his fathers pre-Holocaust home town, and what it feels like to shake the hand and interview someone who has committed mass murder.


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