Encyclopedia Of War Crimes And Genocide

Encyclopedia Of War Crimes And Genocide
pdf | 4.94 MB | English | Isbn:978-0816080830 |
Author: Leslie Alan Horvitz | PAge: 593 | Year: 2011


Description:

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. It features a primary resources section with 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
  • Fran ois "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.

Category:Military Encyclopedias, Historical Study Reference, History Encyclopedias

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