Genocide & ethnic cleansing

    Humanitarians at War

    By Gerald Steinacher

    Hardback £17.46

    How the International Committee of the Red Cross emerged triumphant from the dark days of World War II, escaping its ambiguous wartime record to re-affirm its leadership in world humanitarian affairs and help rewrite the rules of war in the Geneva Conventions

    Charlotte

    By David Foenkinos

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    The international bestseller: the tragic and triumphant life and death of one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary artists. 'Sad, beautiful, indignant, wrenching, important' Sarah Perry, author of THE ESSEX SERPENT

    Against Anti-Semitism

    Hardback £22.69

    One of Poland's foremost writers and intellectuals gathers together the definitive wisdom and discussion of his country's complex history of anti-Semitism and its legacies.

    Blood and Faith

    By Matthew Carr

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    A riveting and richly detailed chronicle of what was, by 1614, the largest act of ethnic cleansing in European history.

    Holocaust Remembrance between the National and the Transnati

    By Larissa Allwork

    Paperback £28.05

    Holocaust Remembrance Between the National and the Transnational provides a key study of the remembrance of the Jewish Catastrophe and the Nazi-era past in the world arena. It uses a range of primary documentation from the restitution conferences, speeches and presentations made at the Stockholm International Forum of 2000 SIF...

    Why?: Explaining the Holocaust

    By Peter Hayes

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    A bold exploration of the Holocaust by a pre-eminent scholar in the field.

    Final Solution

    By David Cesarani

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    An intelligent, comprehensive and authoritate history of the Holocaust from one of our finest historians

    Genocide in the Ottoman Empire: Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks, 1913-1923

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    From 1913 to 1923, the Ottoman Empire deported or killed staggering numbers of non-Turkish, non-Muslim citizens in an attempt to preserve "Turkey for the Turks," setting a modern precedent for how a regime can commit genocide while largely escaping accountability.

    But You Did Not Come Back

    By Marceline Loridan-Ivens

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    In 1944, at the age of fifteen, Marceline Loridan-Ivens was arrested in occupied France, along with her father. Though he managed to smuggle one last note to her, Marceline never spoke to her father again. But You Did Not Come Back is Marceline's letter to the father she would never...

    Matters of Testimony

    By Nicholas Chare

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    In 1944, a number of Sonderkommando-"special squads" of Jewish prisoners who kept the gas chambers running smoothly-buried on the grounds of Auschwitz a series of remarkable eyewitness accounts. This study reconstructs their history and textual content, revealing literary works that raise troubling questions about the nature of testimony.

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