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Encyclopedia of War Crimes and Genocide, Revised Edition, 2-Volume Set
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  • Authored by: Leslie Alan Horvitz and Christopher Catherwood
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  • ISBN-10: 143813486X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-3486-4
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $150.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 04/01/2011
  • Dewey Number: 364.1
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 712


Praise for the previous edition:
"...an excellent choice for public and academic libraries..."—Booklist

"...a well-compiled work and a good ready-reference source...Recommended."—Choice

"...in-depth coverage...Recommended."—Library Media Connection

Encyclopedia of War Crimes and Genocide, Revised Edition examines the contemporary history of crimes against humanity, during both wartime and peacetime. With more than 500 entries, this two-volume A-to-Z encyclopedia covers a wide range of relevant topics, including human rights, war criminals, war crimes, examples of genocide, international organizations and international law concerning war crimes, and much more. This revised edition also includes updated information on recent human rights and war crime trials. The primary resources section contains documents that are vital to understanding this subject.

Coverage includes:

  • Amnesty International
  • Apartheid
  • Armenian genocide
  • Babi Yar
  • Klaus Barbie
  • Biological weapons
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Cambodia
  • Collateral damage
  • Conflict diamonds
  • Darfur
  • François "Papa Doc" Duvalier
  • El Salvador
  • Executions
  • Freedom House
  • Geneva Conventions
  • Ghost prisoners
  • Gulags
  • Human Rights Convention
  • Saddam Hussein
  • International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Kosovo
  • My Lai massacre
  • North Korea
  • Piracy and international law
  • Pol Pot
  • Rwanda
  • Shining Path
  • Slavery
  • Taliban
  • Desmond Tutu
  • War on terror
  • Simon Wiesenthal.



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