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.
Monday, June 23, 2008
Cooper: Raphael Lemkin and the Struggle for the Genocide Convention
John Cooper has published Raphael Lemkin and the Struggle for the Genocide Convention (Palgrave Macmillan 2008). Here's the abstract: