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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

Produktbeschreibung
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
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Oxford University Press
  • Seitenzahl: 352
  • Erscheinungstermin: 23. Februar 2017
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 241mm x 161mm x 35mm
  • Gewicht: 593g
  • ISBN-13: 9780198704935
  • ISBN-10: 0198704933
  • Artikelnr.: 46866268
Autorenporträt
Gerald Steinacher is an Associate Professor of History and the Hymen Rosenberg Professor of Judaic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is the author of numerous publications on German and Italian twentieth-century history, most recently Nazis on the Run: How Hitler's Henchmen Fled Justice (2010), also published by Oxford University Press, which was awarded a National Jewish Book Award by the Jewish Book Council in 2011.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction
1 The Birth of an Idea
2 The Silence on the Holocaust
3 Intervention and Opportunism
4 The Red Cross in Crisis
5 Between Geneva and Nuremberg
6 The ICRC and Aid Politics in Ruins
7 The Humanitarians and the Nazis
8 A Window of Opportunity
9 Towards the Geneva Conventions
Conclusion
Bibliography
Notes
Index