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Published: 31 October 2018

432 Pages


ISBN: 9780198833857

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The Trial of the Kaiser

William A. Schabas

  • A lively and engaging account of the attempted prosecution of Kaiser Wilhelm II after the First World War, relevant to those interested in history as well as the law
  • Explores the origins of international criminal justice, shedding light on contemporary developments in international prosecutions, such as the establishment of the International Criminal Court
  • Draws on numerous primary sources hitherto unexamined in published work, including transcripts which illuminate this period of international law making
  • An authoritative work from an expert in the field: Schabas has authored more than twenty books in the fields of human rights and international criminal law