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The psychology of genocide, massacres, and extreme violence how "normal" people come to commit atrocities by Donald G. Dutton

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Published by Praeger Security International in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Violence.,
  • Social psychology.,
  • Genocide -- Psychological aspects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [159]-190) and index.

StatementDonald G. Dutton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM1116 .D88 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 199 p.
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22755116M
ISBN 100275990001
ISBN 109780275990008

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