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Brutality in an Age of Human Rights : Activism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire.

Author: Brian Drohan
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018.
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""A work of real historical originality and significance, this fascinating piece of scholarship substantially enhances our understanding of British counterinsurgency and the relationship between war and law.""--Huw Bennett, author of Fighting the Mau ...
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Drohan, Brian.
Brutality in an Age of Human Rights : Activism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Drohan
ISBN: 9781501714672 1501714678
OCLC Number: 1020026468
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Maps --
Introduction --
1. A Lawyers' War --
2. The Shadow of Strasbourg --
3. "Hunger War" --
4. "This Unhappy Affair" --
5. "A More Talkative Place" --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
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