We have updated our Privacy Policy Please take a moment to review it. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the terms of our updated Privacy Policy.

Worse Than War

Genocide, Eliminationism, and the Ongoing Assault on Humanity

ebook / ISBN-13: 9780786746569

Price: $12.99 / $16.99 (CAD)

ON SALE: October 6th 2009

Genre: Nonfiction / Political Science / Political Ideologies

PAGE COUNT: 672

Select a format:

Trade Paperback
Daniel Jonah Goldhagen’s books are events. They stir passionate public debate among political and civic leaders, scholars, and the general public because they compel people to rethink the most powerful conventional wisdoms and stubborn moral problems of the day. Worse Than War gets to the heart of the phenomenon, genocide, that has caused more deaths in the modern world than military conflict. In doing so, it challenges fundamental things we thought we knew about human beings, society, and politics.

Drawing on extensive field work and research from around the world, Goldhagen explores the anatomy of genocide — explaining why genocides begin, are sustained, and end; why societies support them, why they happen so frequently and how the international community should and can successfully stop them.

As a great book should, Worse than War seeks to change the way we think and to offer new possibilities for a better world. It tells us how we might at last begin to eradicate this greatest scourge of humankind.

What's Inside

Read More Read Less

Reader Reviews