Crimes against Humanity and Civilization

“Crimes Against Humanity and Civilization: The Genocide of the Armenians” combines the latest scholarship on the Armenian Genocide with an interdisciplinary approach to history, enabling students and professors to make the essential connections between history and their own lives. By concentrating on the choices that individuals, groups, and nations made before, during, and after the Genocide, readers have the opportunity to consider the dilemmas faced by the international community in the face of massive human rights violations. While focusing on the Armenian Genocide during World War I, the book considers the many legacies of the Armenian Genocide including Turkish denial and the struggle for the recognition of genocide as a "crime against humanity." The book can be integrated into courses dealing with multiple genocides, human rights, as well as history courses covering the late 19th century and World War I as well as current international relations.

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