Introduction: The History of Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones

TitleIntroduction: The History of Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsHeineman, Elizabeth D.
EditorHeineman, Elizabeth D.
Book TitleSexual Violence in Conflict Zones: From the Ancient World to the Era of Human Rights
Pagination1–21
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania Press
CityPhiladelphia
Abstract

Drawing on examples from the ancient world to the two world wars, from the conquest of the Americas to Muslim Central Asia, this collection of essays brings together historical work with human rights scholarship to explore the history of wartime sexual violence, its long-term consequences, and transitions to peacetime society.

URLhttp://www.degruyter.com/isbn/9780812204346
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