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History of Genocide

Resources on the historical study of genocide

Tools for Researching Genocide

Library catalogs associate books with particular subjects. While these designations are sometimes imperfect and never comprehensive, they do help you find relevant books and articles.

Some subjects associated with genocide include:

  • Atrocities
  • Crimes against humanity
  • Crimes against humanity--Law and legislation
  • Ethnic conflict
  • Genocide
  • Genocide (International law)
  • Genocide--History
  • Genocide--Law and legislation
  • Genocide--Prevention
  • Genocide--Psychological aspects
  • Genocide--Religious aspects
  • Genocide--Sociological aspects
  • Human rights (and many related subjects)
  • Trials (Crimes against humanity)
  • Trials (Genocide)

This guide includes research help with particular genocides. For subjects related to those events, see the individual cases.

Try these terms to search IUCAT

These are just a few of the historical newspapers and periodicals available online at IU. For a longer list of newspapers, see here. In addition to the databases below, you can find individual titles in IUCAT. Many are available only on microfilm or in print.

Note: IU has access to over 1,000 databases. I am only listing a few here and, depending on your research topic, they may not be the best ones for you. If you are struggling to find information, click the "email me" link under my picture.