The birth of the new justice : the internationalization of crime and punishment, 1919-1950 (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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The birth of the new justice : the internationalization of crime and punishment, 1919-1950

Author: Mark Lewis
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016, ©2014.
Series: Oxford studies in modern European history
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of the attempts to introduce international criminal courts and new international criminal laws after World War I to repress aggressive war, war crimes, terrorism, and genocide.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Lewis
ISBN: 9780198783251 0198783256 9780199660285 019966028X
OCLC Number: 1005210757
Awards: Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History 2013
Description: XII, 346 str. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction1: Nineteenth Century Precursors of an International Criminal Legal System2: The Birth of the New Justice at the Paris Peace Conference3: Crimes against Humanity and Crimes of Denationalization: The Victory of Political Expediency Over Justice4: Blueprints for International Criminal Courts and Their Political Rejection in the 1920s5: International Terrorism in the 1920s and 1930s: The Response of European States through the League of Nations and the Attempt to Create an International Criminal Court6: The Search for a Victim-Centered New Justice, 1942-1946: The World Jewish Congress and the Institute of Jewish Affairs7: The Genocide Convention: The Gutting of Preventative Measures, 1946-19488: Revising the Geneva Conventions, 1946-1949: Synthesizing the Old and New JusticeEpilogueConclusion
Series Title: Oxford studies in modern European history
Responsibility: Mark Lewis.

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These chapters are small monographs, most of which are extremely well researched on the basis of archival sources and bring many new insights. Yet their sum does not create a history of international Read more...

 
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