NY: Oxford University Press, 1978. First Edition. Signed by Professor Richard Anderson Falk on the front endpaper with many annotations by Falk throughout the text. Falk is cited about ten times in the index. Also, with a two-page typed letter from “Phil” at Smith College in North Hampton, Massachusetts, providing background information on Guenter levy and his connections to the anti-Vietnam War movement. An interesting copy purchased years ago at Witherspoon’s Book Store in Princeton.
Richard Anderson Falk is an American professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University and Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor's Chairman of the Board of Trustees. In 2004, he was listed as the author or coauthor of 20 books and the editor or coeditor of another 20 volumes. In 2008, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) appointed Falk to a six-year term as a United Nations Special Rapporteur on "the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967.Falk, who is an African-American, began his teaching career at Ohio State University and Harvard in the late 1950s. In 1961, he moved to Princeton University, which served as his academic affiliation for over thirty years. He was appointed Albert G. Milbank Professor of International Law and Practice in 1965, a position he retains as Emeritus professor. In 1985, he became a Guggenheim Fellow and retired from teaching in 2001. Since 2002, he has been a research professor at the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies at University of California, Santa Barbara. As of 2013, he was director of the Global Climate Change, Human Security, and Democracy project.
Guenter Lewy is a German-born American author and political scientist who is a professor emeritus of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His works span several topics, but he is most often associated with his 1978 book on the Vietnam War, America in Vietnam, and several controversial works that deal with the applicability of the term genocide to various historical events. Lewy rejects that the word genocide is an appropriate label for either Romani genocide or Armenian genocide. Tall 8vo., green cloth in dust jacket; 540 pages. Item #57615
Very Good (covers nice; contents with annotations and minor browning fore-edge); wear (few small chips, tears, rubbing) d/j.