Raphael Lemkin and the Struggle for the Genocide Convention (Paperback)

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Raphael Lemkin and the Struggle for the Genocide Convention (Paperback)

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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.
JOHN COOPER studied History at Balliol College, Oxford, UK, and was in private legal practice until his retirement. His publications include Eat and be Satisfied: a Social History of Jewish Food and Pride Versus Prejudice: Jewish Doctors and Lawyers in England, 1890-1990.
Product Details ISBN: 9781137427373
ISBN-10: 113742737X
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: January 17th, 2008
Pages: 338
Language: English