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Massacres and Morality
Mass Atrocities in an Age of Civilian Immunity
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Peter Hilpold, Austrian Review of International and European Law this book conveys a strong ethical and political message in favour of more resolve in the defense of the achievements in the field of civilization and humanity.
David Fisher, Kings College London Alex Bellamy provides a detailed compendium of massacres over the last 200 years... [T]his is a masterly, judicious and painstakingly researched survey of massacres over the last two centuries. It will provide an invaluable quarry for anyone interested in the ethics, legality or politics of war. The books central message on the reality but fragility of moral progress is an important one for which it deserves to be widely read.
Survival This book about the coexistence of mass atrocities with the norm of civilian immunity from the nineteenth century to our time, and their evolution and mutual influence, is his [Alex J. Bellamy] best work yet. Rarely has such a painful and sensitive subject been investigated so seriously, thoroughly, clearly and impartially.
Peter Hilpold, Austrian Review of International and European Law This book conveys a strong ethical and political message in favour of more resolve in the defense of the achievements in the field of civilization and humanity.
Cian O'Driscoll, War in History It deserves, nay needs, to be widely read.
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<br>Alex J. Bellamy he served as Executive Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect from 2007-2010, and before that as Professor of International Relations at The University of Queensland. Before moving to Australia, he taught Defence Studies for King's College London at the UK's Joint Services Command and Staff College.<br>
Introduction; 1. Civilian Immunity and the Politics of Legitimacy; 2. State Terror in the Long-Nineteenth Century; 3. Totalitarian Mass Killing; 4. Terror Bombing in the Second World War; 5. The Cold War Struggle (1): Capitalist Atrocities; 6. The Cold War Struggle (2): Communist Atrocities; 7. Atrocities and the 'Golden Age' of Humanitarianism; 8. Radical Islamism and the War on Terror; Conclusion