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A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide

 
 
 
 
A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide
Author: Samantha Power
ISBN 13: 9780061120145
ISBN 10: 61120146
Edition: Reissue
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: 2007-09-18
Format: Paperback
Pages: 688
List Price: $17.99
 
 

A character-driven study of some of the darkest moments in our national history, when America failed to prevent or stop 20th-century campaigns to exterminate Armenians, Jews, Cambodians, Iraqi Kurds, Bosnians, and Rwandans .

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Some books elegantly record history; some books make history. This book does both. Power brings a story-teller's gift for gripping narrative together with a reporter's hunger for the inside story. Drawing on newly declassified documents and scores of exclusive interviews, she has produced an unforgettable history of Americans who stood up and stood by in the face of genocide. It is a history of our country that has never before been told, and it should change the way we see America and its role in the world.