Genocide on Trial: War Crimes Trials and the Formation of Holocaust History and Memory / Edition 1 by Donald Bloxham | 9780199259045 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Genocide on Trial: War Crimes Trials and the Formation of Holocaust History and Memory / Edition 1

Genocide on Trial: War Crimes Trials and the Formation of Holocaust History and Memory / Edition 1

by Donald Bloxham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199259046

ISBN-13: 9780199259045

Pub. Date: 03/13/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press

When the Allies tried German war criminals at the end of World War II they were attempting not only to punish the guilty but also to set down a history of Nazism and of what had happened in Europe. Yet as Donald Bloxham shows in this incisive account, the reality was that these proceedings failed. Not only did the guilty often escape punishment but the final

Overview

When the Allies tried German war criminals at the end of World War II they were attempting not only to punish the guilty but also to set down a history of Nazism and of what had happened in Europe. Yet as Donald Bloxham shows in this incisive account, the reality was that these proceedings failed. Not only did the guilty often escape punishment but the final solution was largely written out of history in the post-war era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199259045
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
03/13/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I: The Legal Prism
1. Shaping the Trials: The Politics of Trial Policy 1945-1949
2. Race-specific Crimes in Punishment and Re-educative Policy: The Jewish Factor
Part II: Postwar Representations and Perceptions
3. Plumbing the Depths of Nazi Criminality: The Limits of Legal Imagination
4. Charting the Breadth of Nazi Criminality: The Failure of the Trial Medium
Part III: The Trials and Posterity
5. A Nuremberg Historiography of the Holocaust?
Conclusions
Appendix A: Charter of the International Military Tribunal, Article 6
Appendix B: The Defendants and Organizations before the IMT
Appendix C: The Subsequent Nuremberg Proceedings
Bibliography

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