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East West Street

On the Origins of "Genocide" and "Crimes Against Humanity"

Philippe Sands

Winner of the 2016 Baillie Gifford Prize for NonfictionA profound and profoundly important book--a moving personal detective story, an uncovering of secret pasts, and a book that explores the creation and development of world-changing legal concepts that came about as a result of the unprecedented atrocities of Hitler's Third Reich.East West Street...
Publish Date
July 11
First Published in 2016
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Apr 08, 2021
@GitaSahgal @UNSRCulture @feministdissent Yes, found it when I searched Atlantic and Lemkin - I have been on the streets of Lviv, which @philippesands writes about in his magnificent book on genocide/CAH.      source
Mar 05, 2020
Happy #WorldBookDay! Here are some books human rights and liberalism which I have enjoyed over the past few years      source
Jun 25, 2018
Just finished reading @philippesands staggeringly brilliant book #EastWestStreet In such political times understanding the origins of the bill of human rights has never been so important. But it’s also an incredibly crafted narrative. Read it!      source