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By Martha Minow

the increase of collective violence and genocide is the 20 th century's such a lot negative legacy. Martha Minow, a Harvard legislation professor and one in all our such a lot outstanding and humane felony minds, bargains a landmark booklet on our makes an attempt to heal after such large-scale tragedy. Writing with educated, looking out prose of the intense drama of the reality commissions in Argentina, East Germany, and such a lot particularly South Africa; war-crime prosecutions in Nuremberg and Bosnia; and reparations in the USA, Minow appears to be like on the recommendations and result of those riveting nationwide experiments in justice and healing.

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