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The trial of the Kaiser

Author: William Schabas
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
In the immediate aftermath of the armistice that ended the First World War, the Allied nations of Britain, France, and Italy agreed to put the fallen German Emperor Kaiser Wilhelm II on trial, in what would be the first ever international criminal tribunal. In Britain, Lloyd George campaigned for re-election on the slogan 'hang the Kaiser', but the Italians had only lukewarm support for a trial, and there was  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: William, German Emperor; William, German Emperor
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Schabas
ISBN: 9780191872440 019187244X 9780192571182 0192571184 0192571176 9780192571175
OCLC Number: 1048942929
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The Power of the Beaten Path --
'Hang the Kaiser' --
Kaiserdämmerung --
Making the Case in International Law --
Britain, France, and Italy Agree to Try the Kaiser --
The Dutch Are Divided --
Aborted Kidnap --
The Commission on Responsibilities --
Prosecuting Crimes against Peace --
International Law and War Crimes --
An International Criminal Court --
The Council of Virgins --
Finalising the Treaty of Versailles --
Implementing Article 227 --
Readying the Case for Trial --
The Kaiser in Limbo --
Demand for Surrender --
Was He Guilty?
Responsibility: William A. Schabas.


This book, from renowned scholar William A. Schabas, sheds light on perhaps the most important international trial that never was: that of Kaiser Wilhelm II following the First World War. Schabas  Read more...


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Schabas's book is a meticulously researched, grippingly written, important work. * Ziv Bohrer, Israel Law Review * the author's style carries readers enjoyably along. But his real achievement lies in Read more...

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