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Published: 27 July 2017

394 Pages


ISBN: 9780190664039

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Holocaust, Genocide, and the Law

A Quest for Justice in a Post-Holocaust World

Michael Bazyler

  • Winner of the 2016 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Holocaust
  • Analyzes the background of the Holocaust and genocide through the prism of the law
  • Sets out the legal stories of the most significant criminal trials related to the Holocaust and other post-Holocaust atrocities
  • Discusses specific post-Holocaust legal topics such as the criminal prosecution of Nazi war criminals before international and national courts
  • Explores what makes an individual a perpetrator, bystander, or upstander
  • Written in an accessible style by a leading expert on the relationship between law and the Holocaust

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