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Raphael Lemkin and the Struggle for the Genocide Convention

  • Authors
  • John Cooper

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. John Cooper
    Pages 1-5
  3. John Cooper
    Pages 6-25
  4. John Cooper
    Pages 26-39
  5. John Cooper
    Pages 40-55
  6. John Cooper
    Pages 88-110
  7. John Cooper
    Pages 111-118
  8. John Cooper
    Pages 119-142
  9. John Cooper
    Pages 151-163
  10. John Cooper
    Pages 164-172
  11. John Cooper
    Pages 230-242
  12. John Cooper
    Pages 243-259
  13. John Cooper
    Pages 260-271
  14. John Cooper
    Pages 272-279
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 280-338

About this book

Introduction

This book is the first complete biography of Raphael Lemkin, the father of the United Nations Genocide Convention, based on his papers; and shows how his campaign for an international treaty succeeded. In addition, the book covers Lemkin's inauguration of the historical study of past genocides.

Keywords

Genocide Studies Holocaust Studies European Political History United Nations History Genocide history nation Poland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230582736
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2008
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-35468-9
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-58273-6
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