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Author Sands, Philippe, 1960- author.

Title East west street : on the origins of "genocide" and "crimes against humanity" / Philippe Sands.

Edition First Edition.
Publication Info. New York : Alfred A Knopf, 2016.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  341.690268 SAN    AVAILABLE
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Description xii, 425 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-409) and index.
Contents An invitation -- Leon -- Lauterpacht -- Miss Tilney of Norwich -- Lemkin -- The man in the bow tie -- Frank -- The child who stands alone -- Nuremberg -- The girl who chose not to remember -- Judgment -- To the woods.
Summary East West Street looks at the personal and intellectual evolution of the two men who simultaneously originated the ideas of genocide and crimes against humanity, both of whom, not knowing the other, studied at the same university with the same professors, in a city little known today that was a major cultural center of Europe, the little Paris of Ukraine, a city variously called Lemberg, Lwów, Lvov, or Lviv.
Subject Lemkin, Raphael, 1900-1959.
Lauterpacht, Hersch, 1897-1960.
International Military Tribunal.
Genocide -- History.
Crimes against humanity.
Lawyers -- Ukraine -- Biography.
International law -- Biography.
Added Title On the origins of genocide and crimes against humanity
ISBN 9780385350716
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