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Resource Guide:
History of Genocide

Websites and Digital Archives

Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • 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.

Research Databases

Online Journals

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. You can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

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

Print Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

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