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Exterminate all the brutes

Sven Lindqvist

Exterminate all the brutes

one man"s odyssey into the heart of darkness and the orgins of European genocide

by Sven Lindqvist

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Published by The New Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Racism,
  • Racism in literature,
  • Genocide,
  • Genocide -- Europe -- History,
  • Africa,
  • Europe

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSven Lindqvist ; translated from the Swedish by Joan Tate.
    ContributionsTate, Joan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT1521 .L4713 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination179 p. ;
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18433410M
    ISBN 101565843592
    ISBN 109781565843592
    OCLC/WorldCa124099678

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