Both concise and wide-ranging, this encyclopedia covers massacres, atrocities, war crimes, and genocides, including acts of inhumanity on all continents; and serves as a reminder that lest we forget, history will repeat itself.
* Provides coverage of atrocities, massacres, and war crimes that is wide-ranging in scope and historical perspective, covering everything from genocides to isolated actions that constituted grave breaches of the laws of war
* Comprises contributions from over 200 scholars, including international law experts currently prosecuting war crimes
* Contains a lengthy chronology of major atrocities throughout history
* Written in accessible and clear language appropriate for college freshmen and general readers
Alexander Mikaberidze is assistant professor of history at Louisiana State University, Shreveport, and an award-winning author and editor of over a dozen titles, including ABC-CLIO's Conflict and Conquest in the Islamic World: A Historical Encyclopedia.