The Frankfurt Auschwitz trial, 1963-65 : genocide, history and the limits of the law (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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The Frankfurt Auschwitz trial, 1963-65 : genocide, history and the limits of the law
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The Frankfurt Auschwitz trial, 1963-65 : 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
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"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...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Devin O Pendas
ISBN: 9780521844062 0521844061
OCLC Number: 70899254
Description: xii, 340 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Prelude --
The antinomies of German law : motivation, action, and guilt --
The trial actors --
Indictment and order to convene, April-July 1963 --
Opening moves : December 20, 1963, to February 6, 1964 --
Taking evidence, February 7, 1964, to May 6, 1965 --
Closing arguments, May 7, 1965, to August 12, 1965 --
Judgment --
Public reaction --
Conclusion : genocide and the limits of law.
Responsibility: Devin O. Pendas.
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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...

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"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...

 
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