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Buergenthal, Thomas

Overview
Works: 209 works in 741 publications in 17 languages and 10,427 library holdings
Genres: Study guides  Biographies  Biography  Personal narratives  Autobiographies  History  Sources  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, Creator, Honoree, Author of introduction
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Most widely held works by Thomas Buergenthal
International human rights in a nutshell by Thomas Buergenthal( Book )

71 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reliable source on international human rights law for students, practitioners, and professors. Provides an overview of the international, regional and domestic human rights systems. It reviews recent developments in the field of international humanitarian law, including through decisions of the ad hoc tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda and the establishment of the International Criminal Court. Discover the history behind international human rights, including the institutional context from which they evolved. Features expert review of human rights norms and identifies new developments in this area.--
Public international law in a nutshell by Thomas Buergenthal( Book )

54 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This Fourth Edition of Public International Law in a Nutshell is a concise yet accurate summary of the field of public international law, covering its basic sources, actors, and procedures, and key subject matter areas, such as human rights, the law of the sea, international environmental law, the law of war, and U.S. foreign relations law. This edition is fully updated to include recent treaties (e.g., on jurisdictional immunities of states), institutions (e.g., the African Court on Human Rights), and Supreme Court decisions (e.g., Sosa and Hamdan). The book is intended to be helpful for students, scholars, and practitioners alike."--Publisher's website
Human rights, international law, and the Helsinki Accord by H. R( Book )

21 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Protecting human rights in the Americas : selected problems by Thomas Buergenthal( Book )

47 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A publication of the International Institute of Human Rights, Strasbourg."
Law-making in the International Civil Aviation Organization by Thomas Buergenthal( Book )

11 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International human rights and international education by Thomas Buergenthal( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this book is to raise the level of awareness and understanding of educators concerning the issues, problems, and efforts in international human rights. Intended for teachers, administrators, and curriculum writers, the book discusses human rights activities of international and regional organizations, principles of international law, the role of the United States, relevant social science research findings, and the political realities that affect governmental and organizational attitudes. Chapter I analyzes the 1974 Unesco Recommendation concerning education for international understanding. Chapters ii and iii provide an historical review of international education and a description of Unesco and United Nations human rights instruments. An overview of international systems for the protection of human rights is presented in Chapter iv. Chapter v focuses on the United States and human rights, followed by a review of research findings concerning students' international knowledge and attitudes in Chapter vi. Chapter vii provides a critical survey of selected curriculum materials dealing with international human rights and international education. The conclusions reached during the course of the study, presented in Chapter viii, include recommendations for further research, teacher preparation with an intercultural dimension, improved instructional materials, and a more concerted effort to launch international human rights education. Appendices are included. (Author/DB)
International protection of human rights by Louis B Sohn( Book )

10 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The German penal code of 1871 by Germany (West)( Book )

8 editions published in 1961 in English and German and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic documents on international protection of human rights by Louis B Sohn( Book )

6 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary issues in international law : essays in honor of Louis B. Sohn( Book )

10 editions published in 1984 in 4 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grundzüge des Völkerrechts by Thomas Buergenthal( Book )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in German and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Movement of persons across borders( Book )

8 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human rights : the inter-American system( )

in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lucky child : a memoir of surviving Auschwitz as a young boy by Thomas Buergenthal( Book )

45 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Buergenthal, now a Judge in the International Court of Justice in The Hague, tells his astonishing experiences as a young boy in his memoir A LUCKY CHILD. He arrived at Auschwitz at age 10 after surviving two ghettos and a labor camp. Separated first from his mother and then his father, Buergenthal managed by his wits and some remarkable strokes of luck to survive on his own. Almost two years after his liberation, Buergenthal was miraculously reunited with his mother and in 1951 arrived in the U.S. to start a new life. Now dedicated to helping those subjected to tyranny throughout the world, Buergenthal writes his story with a simple clarity that highlights the stark details of unimaginable hardship. A LUCKY CHILD is a book that demands to be read by all
Menschenrechte : Ideale, Instrumente, Institutionen by Thomas Buergenthal( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in German and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La protección de los derechos humanos en las Américas by Thomas Buergenthal( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Modern world of human rights : essays in honour of Thomas Buergenthal( Book )

14 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proteccion Internacional de los Derechos Humanos: Aspectos Procesales
Manual internacional de derechos humanos by Thomas Buergenthal( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in Spanish and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lucky child : a memoir of surviving Auschwitz as a young boy by Thomas Buergenthal( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the age of seven, the author was imprisoned in Nazi ghettos and camps, being rescued by Soviet and Polish troops when he was eleven. Separated from his parents in Auschwitz and surviving the Death March of 1945 he was miraculously reunited with his mother a year and a half later. This book gives his perspective as a child on life in the camps
International law and the Holocaust by Thomas Buergenthal( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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International human rights in a nutshell
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Alternative Names
Buergental, Thomas

Buergenthal.

Buergenthal, T.

Buergenthal, T 1934-

Buergenthal, T. (Thomas)

Buergenthal, Thomas

Buerghental, Thomas

Buerghental, Thomas 1934-

Burgental, Tomas

Burgental, Tomas 1934-

Burgentāls, Tomass

Bürgenthal, Thomas 1934-

Bûrgenthalʹ, Tomas.

Thomas Buergenthal Amerikaans jurist

Thomas Buergenthal prawnik amerykański

Thomas Buergenthal US-amerikanischer Jurist

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토마스 버겐탈 1934-

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