World History

Blood and Soil: A World History of Genocide and Extermination from Sparta to Darfur

Ben Kiernan

About the Program

Ben Kiernan, founding director of the Genocide Studies project at Yale University documents a global history of genocide.  Mr. Kiernan's study is divided into three parts, Early Imperial Expansion, Settler Colonialism and Twentieth-Century Genocides.  Ben Kiernan discusses his book at the Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

About the Authors

Ben Kiernan

Ben KiernanBen Kiernan is a history professor at Yale University as well as the founding director of the Genocide Studies Program. He is the author of numerous books, including "The Pol Pot Regime" and "How Pol Pot Came to Power."
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Past Airings

  • Saturday, December 22nd at 4pm (ET)
  • Sunday, December 16th at 3:15am (ET)
  • Saturday, December 15th at 2:30pm (ET)
  • Sunday, November 25th at 7am (ET)
  • Sunday, October 21st at 11am (ET)
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