This meticulously researched book tells the story of the Rwandan Genocide from multiple perspectives. It details the roles that Hutus, Tutsis, and United Nations soldiers played in this horrific event. The author provides a nuanced account of what happened and why it unfolded as it did. This is an essential read for anyone interested in understanding one of history’s most devastating tragedies.
For who is this book for ?
This book provides an in-depth look at the Rwandan Genocide, which makes it a good choice for anyone interested in history. It offers a variety of perspectives on the events that unfolded, making it an ideal resource for those looking to learn more about this complex topic.
- The author has conducted extensive research and provides a detailed account of the Rwandan Genocide
- The book offers multiple perspectives on what happened, which helps to provide a fuller understanding of this tragic event
- This is an important read for anyone interested in history
- The book can be difficult to read because of the subject matter.
- The author’s conclusions may be controversial for some readers.
- The book is dense and contains a lot of information
Learn more about the author
Kelly Mass is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the author of Rwandan Genocide: Hutus, Tutsis, and United Nations Soldiers .
“A difficult, but important book. Mass does an excellent job of presenting the complicated web of relationships and motives that led to the genocide. She avoids oversimplification or easy answers, giving readers a much more nuanced view of what happened than most other sources.”
“This is an excellent and timely book. It provides a much-needed inside look at the Rwandan Genocide from multiple perspectives—Hutus, Tutsis, and United Nations soldiers. The author does an admirable job of shedding light on what happened and why it unfolded as it did.”
“This is an important book. It tells the story of one of history’s most brutal and underreported genocides from all angles. The author has done a masterful job in terms of research, and the result is a deeply informative read.”
“This book provides an in-depth and comprehensive look at the Rwandan Genocide. It is well written and researched, with a wide range of sources cited. The author does an excellent job of presenting different points of view, giving readers a complete picture of what happened.”