This timely handbook offers an examination of man's history of war crimes and the parallel development of rules of war to prevent them in the future.
* Copies of the original humanitarian treaties: the Civil War Lieber Code, Hague Agreements, and Geneva Conventions of 1929 and 1949
* Images ranging from a disturbing picture from Life magazine to war crimes photos from the U.S. Military Education and Heritage Center and photos of the Nuremberg Trials
* A robust bibliography designed to provide interested readers with a sweeping description of the most important sources available
Arnold Krammer is professor of history at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX.