War Crimes, Genocide, and Justice: A Global History

War Crimes, Genocide, and Justice: A Global History

by D. Crowe
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0230622240

ISBN-13: 9780230622241

Pub. Date: 12/18/2013

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

In this sweeping, definitive work, historian David Crowe offers an unflinching account of the long and troubled history of genocide and war crimes. From ancient atrocities to more recent horrors, he traces their disturbing consistency but also the heroic efforts made to break seemingly intractable patterns of violence and retribution.

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In this sweeping, definitive work, historian David Crowe offers an unflinching account of the long and troubled history of genocide and war crimes. From ancient atrocities to more recent horrors, he traces their disturbing consistency but also the heroic efforts made to break seemingly intractable patterns of violence and retribution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230622241
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
12/18/2013
Edition description:
2014
Pages:
501
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Crimes of War: Antiquity to the Middle Ages 2. War and Crimes in China and Post-Medieval Europe 3. Crimes and Colonialism 4. The Birth of the Modern Laws of War: Lieber to Versailles 5. Peace, Law, and the Crimes of World War II 6. The Nuremberg IMT Trial 7. The Tokyo IMT Trial 8. Post-World War II National Trials in Europe and Asia 9. The Genocide and Geneva Conventions: Lemkin, Tibet, Guatemala, and the Korean War 10. IHL: The Soviet-Afghan War, Saddam Hussein, Ad Hoc Tribunals, and Guantánamo Epilogue: The International Criminal Court

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