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The 400-plus entries in "Atrocities, Massacres, and battle Crimes: An Encyclopedia" offer obtainable and concise details at the tough topic of abject human violence devoted on all continents. The entries during this two-volume paintings describe atrocities, massacres, and battle crimes devoted within the twentieth century, thereby documenting how people have many times confirmed their power to devote awful acts of inhumanity even in rather fresh occasions and in the smooth period. The encyclopedia covers international locations, treaties, and phrases; profiles people who were officially indicted for battle crimes in addition to those that have devoted mass atrocities and long past unpunished; and addresses human rights violations, crimes opposed to humanity, and crimes opposed to peace.
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