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The Hidden Histories of War Crimes Trials
 

The Hidden Histories of War Crimes Trials (Hardback)

Edited by Heller, Kevin
Edited by Simpson, Gerry

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Several instances of war crimes trials are familiar to all scholars, but in order to advance understanding of the development of international criminal law, it is important to provide a full range of evidence from less-familiar trials. This book therefore provides an essential re...source for a more comprehensive overview, uncovering and exploring some of the lesser-known war crimes trials that have taken place in a variety of contexts: international and domestic, northern and southern, historic and contemporary. It analyses these trials with a view to recognising institutional innovations, clarifying doctrinal debates, and identifying their general relevance to contemporary international criminal law. At the same time, the book recognises international criminal law's history of suppression or sublimation: What stories has the discipline refused to tell? What stories have been displaced by the ones it has told? Has international criminal law's framing or telling of these stories excluded other possibilities? And - perhaps most important of all - how can recovering the lost stories and imagining new narrative forms reconfigure the discipline? Many of the trials examined in this book have hardly ever before been discussed; others have been examined only in the most cursory manner. Indeed, until now, no volume has been dedicated to telling the story of these trials, that have yet to find a place in the international criminal law canon. Providing a detailed analysis of these trials, which took place in Europe, Africa, South America, and Australasia, in both historical and contemporary contexts, this book is essential reading for anyone concerned with the development of international criminal law.
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ISBN 9780199671144
Released NZ 11 Nov 2013
Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780199671144
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
Imprint Oxford University Press
Released 11 Nov 2013
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) Edited by Heller, Kevin
Edited by Simpson, Gerry
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Comparative Law
Legal History
International Criminal Law
International Courts & Procedures
Number of Pages 496
Dimensions Width: 162mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 31mm
Dewey Code 341.69
Weight 882g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress War crime trials
NBS Text International Law: Professional
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly

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