A World History Of War Crimes

Author: Michael Bryant
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472505026
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Documenting the long historical arc traced by human efforts to limit warfare, from codes of war in antiquity designed to maintain a religiously conceived cosmic order to the gradual use in the modern age of the criminal trial as a means of ...

Crimes Of State Past And Present

Author: David M. Crowe
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317986822
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The term genocide was coined and defined by a brilliant Polish Jewish legal
scholar, Raphael Lemkin, who fled Poland during the early days of World War II.
Lemkin, who had struggled for years to develop better legal definitions for some
of history's worst war crimes, coined and defined genocide in his seminal work,
Axis Rule in Occupied Europe (1944). He later played a key role ... The
introductory essay highlights the history of such crimes dating back to antiquity.
While one would ...

Political Trials In History

Author: Ron Christenson
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412831253
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From Antiquity to the Present Ron Christenson. the government was guilty of a
crime more heinous ... (Israel, 1987): Nazi war crimes John Demjanjuk, a
naturalized U.S. citizen since 1958 and a retired auto worker from Cleveland,
became the second man to be tried before an Israeli court for Nazi war crimes.
Demjanjuk's case began in 1981, when he was stripped of his U.S. citizenship for
concealing his World War II military record. After his citizenship had been
revoked, Israel issued ...

Essays In World History From Antiquity To The Present

Author: Paul Harrison Silfen
Publisher: Behrman House Publishing
ISBN:
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The Niirn- berg War Crimes Trials were held from November, 1945, to October,
1946. Because Germany had surrendered unconditionally on May 7, 1945, the
losers were judged unmercifully (until Jehovah got them). "Stripped of the
romantic trimmings, all of Hitler's ideas can be reduced to the simple claim for
power which recognizes only one relationship, that of domination, and only one
requirement, that of force" (Bullock). But civilization, the Spanish philosopher
Ortega y Gasset ...

Blood And Soil

Author: Ben Kiernan
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300100983
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Kiernan examines outbreaks of mass violence from the classical era to the present, focusing on worldwide colonial exterminations and 20th-century case studies including the Armenian genocide, the Nazi Holocaust, Stalins mass murders, and ...

Women On War

Author: Daniela Gioseffi
Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY
ISBN: 9781558614093
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Presents an anthology of writings by over 150 women on the subject of war and peace.

The Laws Of War

Author: Michael Howard
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300070620
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This book explores not only the formal constraints on the conduct of war throughout Western history but also the unwritten conventions about what is permissible in the course of military operations.

Magic And Superstition In Europe

Author: Michael David Bailey
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742533875
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The only comprehensive, single-volume survey of magic available, this compelling book traces the history of magic and superstition in Europe from antiquity to the present.

War Crimes And Genocide

Author: Brijesh Narain Mehrish
Publisher: Delhi : Oriental Publishers
ISBN:
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Several war- crimes trials occurred in antiquity and the Middle Ages. In the
second half of the eighteenth century ... The most important war-crimes trials in
world history were held at Nuremberg and Tokyo after the Second World War.
Besides, the trial of Adolf Eichmann, one of the ... The main purpose of this study
is to present an account of the events leading to war crimes and genocide in
Bangla Desh in its historical and legal perspective. The study is divided into four
chapters.