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Lemkin, Raphael, 1900-1959
Totally unofficial : the autobiography of Raphael Lemkin / edited by Donna-Lee Frieze
Alternate Title Autobiography of Raphael Lemkin
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Armenian Research Center  KKP110.L46 A3    CALL 593-5181
Subject Lemkin, Raphael, 1900-1959
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (1948)
Subject(s) Lawyers -- Poland -- Biography
Lawyers -- United States -- Biography
Human rights workers -- Poland -- Biography
Human rights workers -- United States -- Biography
Genocide -- Prevention
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities
Physical Description xxvii, 293 p. ; 22 cm
Note ACCESS: May only be used at the Armenian Research Center ; please call 313 593-5181 for Center hours
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-276) and index
Contents Early years -- The flight -- The flight, 1939-40 -- A Rrefugee in Lithuainia, Latvia, and Sweden -- From Sweden to the United States -- First impressions of America: April-June 1941 -- Alerting the world to genocide -- The birth of the Convention -- Geneva, 1948 -- Paris, 1948 -- Climbing a mountain again -- Nearing the end
Summary Life and work of Raphael Lemkin, who immigrated to the U.S. during World War II and made it his life's work to fight genocide, a term he coined, with the might of the U.N. Genocide Convention
Series Armenian Research Center collection
Alternate Author Frieze, Donna-Lee

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