In The Killing Compartments, Abram De Swaan, an emeritus professor of sociology at the University of Amsterdam, provides an insightful analysis of the phenomenon of mass annihilation that is not directly a part of "regular warfare."
I must be getting old, because people are starting to ask for my advice. And not in the "where is the bathroom?" kind of way, either. It's more like "what do you wish you knew back when you started out?"