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Law and war : an American story

Author: Peter Maguire
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"During the twentieth century, the United States attempted to redefine war crimes to include acts previously considered beyond the realm of objective judgment, and to determine appropriate punishments. This movement to replace blind vengeance with law culminated with the Nuremberg trials, one of the great historical dramas of modern times."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Maguire
ISBN: 0231120516 9780231120517 0231120508 9780231120500
OCLC Number: 43919698
Description: xii, 446 pages, [7] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The End of Limited War --
The Changing Rules of War and Peace --
The American War Crimes Program --
A Shift in Priorities --
Nuremberg: A Cold War Conflict of Interest --
The War Criminals and the Restoration of West German Sovereignty.
Responsibility: Peter Maguire.
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In his investigation of such inquiries as the Sioux trials, Wirz trial, Leipzig trials, and the Nuremberg and Tokyo trials following World War II, Maguire agrees that war crimes proceedings on any  Read more...

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[An] intriguing historical analysis. Harvard Law Review A 'must read' book for all those interested in international criminal law, war crimes, and war crime trials. Choice Outstanding... Read more...

 
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