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Resource Guide:
Genocide (excluding the Holocaust)

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
Armenia HistoryDS173-195.5
Southeast Asia Vietnamese ConflictDS557-559.9
Criminology Crimes and OffensesHV6251-6773.55
Indians of North AmericaE75-99
Rwanda Ruana-UrundiDT450-450.49
Local History and Description IstanbulDR716-739
Jews Outside of PalestineDS133-151
Field CropsSB183-317
19th-20th Centuries Irish QuestionDA949.7-965
Iraq (Assyria, Babylonia, Messopotamia)DS67-79.9
China Local History and DescriptionDS781-796

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Pogroms--Russia
  • Genocide --Armenia
  • Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852.
  • Kurds--Iraq
  • Genocide--Rwanda--History--20th century.
  • Nanking Massacre, Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng), China, 1937.
  • Trail of Tears, 1838-1839.

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
The washing of the spears; a history of the rise of the Zulu nation under Shaka and its fall in the Zulu War of 1879DT 878 .Z9 M67 1986
The Cherokee removal : a brief history with documentsE 99 .C5 C6522 1995
The mechanism of catastrophe : the Turkish pogrom of September 6-7, 1955, and the destruction of the Greek community of Istanbul DR 727 .G74 V96 2005
The killing fields : Edited [videorecording]DVD DS 530 Killing c.2
Facing death in CambodiaDS 554.8 .M34 2005
The historiography of genocideHV 6322.7 .H57 2008
A problem from hell : America and the age of genocideHV 6322.7 .P69 2003
Hotel Rwanda [videorecording] DVD DT 407.4 Hotel Rwanda
The rape of Nanking : the forgotten holocaust of World War IIDS 796 .N2 C44 1997
Genghis Khan and the making of the modern worldDS 22 .G45 W43 2004
The Armenian genocide : a complete historyDS 195.5 .K45623 2011
"They can live in the desert but nowhere else" : a history of the Armenian genocideDS 195.5 .S79 2015
Blood and soil : a world history of genocide and extermination from Sparta to DarfurHV 6322.7 .K54 2007
Becoming evil : how ordinary people commit genocide and mass killingHV 6322 .W35 2002
The Pol Pot regime : race, power, and genocide in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge, 1975-79DS 554 .K584 2002
Watchers of the skyDVD PN 2015 Watchers
Ethnic cleansing and the American Indian : the crime that should haunt AmericaE 98.C87 A63 2014
The Rwanda crisis : history of a genocideDT 450 .P78 1995
The State of Native America : genocide, colonization, and resistanceE 93 .S77 1992
Genocide : New Perspectives on Its Causes, Courses and ConsequenceseBook
The Circassian GenocideeBook
Genocide in Bosnia : The Policy of 'ethnic Cleansing'eBook
The Anatomy of a South African Genocide : The Extermination of the Cape San PeopleseBook
The Specter of Genocide : Mass Murder in Historical PerspectiveeBook
Aftermath : Genocide, Memory and History
Education at the Edge of Empire : Negotiating Pueblo Identity in New Mexico's Indian Boarding SchoolseBook
Boarding School Blues : Revisiting American Indian Educational ExperienceseBook

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Journal of Genocide Research
  • Genocide Studies and Prevention
  • Jewish History
  • American Indian Quarterly
  • Wicazo Sa Review

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

Selected Web Page and Digital Archives