East West Street

On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

Recommended by Stephanie Flanders, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #2 in International Law, Ranked #75 in Lawsee more rankings.

A uniquely personal exploration of the origins of international law, centring on the Nuremberg Trials, the city of Lviv and a secret family history

When human rights lawyer Philippe Sands received an invitation to deliver a lecture in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, he began to uncover a series of extraordinary historical coincidences. It set him on a quest that would take him halfway around the world in an exploration of the origins of international law and the pursuit of his own secret family history, beginning and ending with the last day of the Nuremberg trial.

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