Encyclopedia of War Crimes and Genocide

By Horvitz, Leslie Alan & Catherwood, Christopher

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978-0-81608-083-0
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Facts On File


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Library Journal

Reviewed on August 1, 2011

Freelance writer Horvitz and Royal Society Fellow Catherwood (Churchill's Folly) offer a brief but thorough examination of humans' mistreatment of one another during the modern era. This edition has been expanded from one to two volumes and contains at least 50 new entries for a total of more than 500. While much of the set discusses Nazi Germany and the Holocaust, the coverage also encompasses human rights violations in Uganda, Vietnam, the Soviet Union, Japan, and the United States (one entry discusses whether...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

School Library Journal

Reviewed on October 1, 2011

Gr 9 Up—Human rights violations from the Nazi concentration camps to Abu Ghraib remain a topic of fierce debate and, as the editors of these volumes make clear, the situation since the work's original publication in 2006 "has continued to deteriorate in such countries as Afghanistan, China, Iran, and Russia." The 450 alphabetically arranged, country-oriented entries cover a wide variety of places, individuals, and concepts, examples of which include Darfur, humanitarian inter...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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