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Author Cooper, John, 1935-
Title Raphael Lemkin and the struggle for the Genocide Convention / John Cooper.
Imprint Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
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Description vii, 338 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-330) and index.
Contents Formative years in Poland -- Escape from Poland -- Early years in the United States -- The publication of his master work and the Nuremberg Trial -- The United Nations Resolution on Genocide -- 1947, the first draft of the Convention -- Private life -- Yale and Geneva -- Paris, preliminary discussion of the convention -- The first reading of the Convention -- The Convention is adopted -- The international campaign for ratification of the Convention -- The United States Senate and the Convention -- The Genocide Convention : its supporters and enemies -- The history of genocide -- The history of genocide : case studies -- Closing years.
Subject Lemkin, Raphael, 1900-1959.
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (1948 December 9)
Genocide -- History -- Case studies.
Genocide -- Prevention -- Case studies.
Genocide -- Congresses.
Human rights workers -- Poland -- Biography.
Human rights workers -- United States -- Biography.
LCCN 2007051160
ISBN 0230516912 (alk. paper)
9780230516915 (alk. paper)
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Research Call Number *PXK 08-700