BOOKS RECEIVED: Michael A. Grodin, ed., “Jewish Medical Resistance in the Holocaust,” (Berghahn, 2017)
Buy from University Press Books Faced with infectious diseases, starvation, lack of medicines, lack of clean water, and safe sewage, Jewish physicians practiced medicine under severe conditions in the ghettos and concentration camps of the Holocaust. Despite the odds against… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Deborah Mayersen, “On the Path to Genocide: Armenia and Rwanda Reexamined” (Berghahn Books, 2016)
Why did the Armenian genocide erupt in Turkey in 1915, only seven years after the Armenian minority achieved civil equality for the first time in the history of the Ottoman Empire? How can we explain the Rwandan genocide occurring in… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Barbara Rose Johnston and Holly M Barker, “Consequential Damages of Nuclear War: The Rongelap Report” (Left Coast Press, 2008).
The hydrogen test-bomb Bravo, dropped on the Marshall Islands in 1954, had enormous consequences for the Rongelap people. Anthropologists Barbara Rose Johnston and Holly Barker provide incontrovertible evidence of physical and financial damages to individuals and cultural and psycho-social damages… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED:  Barbara Rose Johnston and Susan Slyomovics, eds., “Waging War, Making Peace: Reparations and Human Rights” (Left Coast Press, 2009)
Humans are good at making war―and much less successful at making peace. Genocide, torture, slavery, and other crimes against humanity are gross violations of human rights that are frequently perpetrated and legitimized in the name of nationalism, militarism, and economic… Read More
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