This book sheds an interesting light on how mediatized political discourse with regards to women's role in genocide and violence has been of central importance for history writing and the politics of memory. Whereas the title seems to suggest that the author will make a comprehensive review of media sources, readers may be disappointed to discover that Holmes's analysis focuses rather exclusively upon two particular sources: BBC news and documentaries, and the Rwandan extremist magazine Kangura. Her argument in relation to the Rwandan genocide could have been stronger if Holmes had embedded her analysis in a broader range of media sources, possibly comparing diverse tendencies in different media. Also, Holmes should have given a more extensive overview of other authors’ work analysing media coverage of the genocide. The final part of...

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