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Vol 23 No 8 Aug/Sept 18

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The Trial of the Kaiser

ISBN13: 9780198833857
To be Published: October 2018
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £24.99

This book, from renowned scholar William A. Schabas, sheds light on perhaps the most important international trial that never was: that of Kaiser Wilhelm II following the First World War. Schabas draws on numerous primary sources hitherto unexamined in published work, to craft a history of the very beginnings of international criminal justice.

Legal History
1: The Power of the Beaten Path
2: 'Hang the Kaiser'
3: Kaiserdämmerung
4: Making the Case in International Law
5: Britain, France, and Italy Agree to Try the Kaiser
6: The Dutch are Divided
7: Aborted Kidnap
8: The Commission on Responsibilities
9: Prosecuting Crimes Against Peace
10: International Law and War Crimes
11: An International Criminal Court
12: The Council of Virgins
13: Finalising the Treaty of Versailles
14: Implementing Article 227
15: Readying the Case for Trial
16: The Kaiser in Limbo
17: Demand for Surrender
18: Was he Guilty?