Raphael Lemkin and the Struggle for the Genocide Convention
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.
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Biography of the "Father of the Genocide Convention. Raphael Lemkin, a Polish jew who survived the holocaust, first proposed the term "genocide" in his book "Axis Rule in Occupied Europe(1944). A timely book in the year of the Sixtieth Commemoration of the Genocide Convention.