The Frankfurt Auschwitz trial, 1963-1965 : genocide, history, and the limits of the law (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
The Frankfurt Auschwitz trial, 1963-1965 : genocide, history, and the limits of the law Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Frankfurt Auschwitz trial, 1963-1965 : genocide, history, and the limits of the law

Author: Devin O Pendas
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"The Frankfurt Auschwitz trial was the largest, most public, and most important trial of Holocaust perpetrators conducted in West German courts. Drawing on a wide range of archival sources, Devin O. Pendas provides a comprehensive history of this momentous event. Situating the trial in a thorough analysis of West German criminal law, the book argues that in confronting systematic, state-sponsored genocide, the  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Devin O Pendas
ISBN: 0521844061 9780521844062
OCLC Number: 694510739
Description: xii, 340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The antinomies of German law : motivation, action, and guilt --
The trial actors --
Indictment and order to convene, April-July 1963 --
Opening moves : 20 December 1963-6 February 1964 --
Taking evidence, 7 February 1964-6 May 1965 --
Closing arguments, 7 May 1965-12 August 1965 --
Judgment --
Public reaction.
Responsibility: Devin O. Pendas.
More information:

Abstract:

The Frankfurt Auschwitz trial was the largest, most public, and most important trial of Holocaust perpetrators conducted in West German courts. Drawing on a wide range of archival sources, Devin O.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"In his book, Devin O. Pendas meticulously examines every phase of the trial. He provides an in-depth account of the complex, lengthy legal and political machinations that preceded the trial, moves Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.