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East West Street

On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

East West Street( )
Author: Sands, Philippe
Publication Date:May 2016
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $32.50
Book Description:

Winner of the 2016 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction Winner of the 2017 Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize "A monumental achievement...a profoundly personal account of the origins of crimes against humanity and genocide, told with love, anger and precision."  -John le Carré  "A narrative, to my knowledge unprecedented. [It] should not be ignored by anyone in the United States or elsewhere."...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Law / International
Political Science / Genocide & War Crimes
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.7 x 9.5 x 1.4 Inches
Book Weight:1.87 Pounds
Author Biography
Sands, Philippe (Author)
Philippe Sands was born in 1960 in London. He is a graduate of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, receiving his B.A. in 1982 and his LLM, first class honours in 1983. He finished his postgraduate studies at Cambridge and was a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School. He has held positions at numerous distinguished universities around the world. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1985. He has written numerous academic and general nonfiction books, newspaper articles, book reviews, and more. His books include Lawless World, and Torture Team. In 2016, he won the Baillie Gifford Prize for nonfiction, for East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity.


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