Genocide : its political use in the twentieth century
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Genocide : its political use in the twentieth century
Call No: 304.663 K96g

Call Number304.663 K96g
Dates1982; ©1981
Statement of ResponsibilityLeo Kuper.
Creators & ContributorsKuper, Leo (author)

"Leo Kuper, combining human concern with a broad historical background and legal skills, examines all the aspects of the question of genocide, with case studies including the fate of the Armenians in Turkey, the Jews in Europe, the Hutu in [Burundi], and many others. He gives the legislative history of the U.N. Convention on Genocide and deplores the failure of the international community to implement it, especially the international penal tribunal provided for in the Convention." —John C. Campbell review in Foreign Affairs, Summer 1982

  1. 'An Odious Scourge'
  2. The Genocide Convention
  3. Theories of Genocide
  4. Social Structure and Genocide: Colonization, Decolonization and Succession
  5. Warrant for Genocide: Ideological Aspects
  6. Genocidal Process: The Turkish Genocide Against Armenians
  7. Genocidal Process: The German Genocide Against Jews
  8. Related Atrocities
  9. The Sovereign Territorial State: The Right to Genocide
  10. The Non-Genocidal Society
Appendix 1. Text of the Genocide Convention
Appendix 2. Violation of Human Rights
Appendix 3. The Turkish Genocide Against the Armenians and the United Nations Memory Hole
Physical Description 255 pages ; 22 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherNew Haven : Yale University Press
  • Bibliography: pages 221–236
  • Includes index
RecognitionGifted in 2016 by Keiko Yokosawa in memory of Professor John D. Klier