Stalin’s Soviet justice : "show" trials, war crimes trials, and Nuremberg 9781350083349, 1350083348

From the 'show' trials of the 1920s and 1930s to the London Conference, this book examines the Soviet role in

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Stalin’s Soviet justice : "show" trials, war crimes trials, and Nuremberg
 9781350083349, 1350083348

Table of contents :
Introduction, David M. Crowe (Elon University, USA)1. Late Imperial and Soviet 'Show' Trials, 1878-1938, David M. Crowe (Elon University, USA) 2. Traitors or War Criminals: Collaboration on Trial in Soviet Courts in the 1940s, Alexander V. Prusin (New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, USA)3. 'Nikto ne zabyt': The Politicization of Soviet War Dead, Thomas Earl Porter (North Carolina A&T State University, USA)4. The Human Face of Soviet Justice: Aron Trainin and the Origins of the Soviet Doctrine of International Criminal Law, Valentyna Polunina (Heidelberg University, Germany)5. 'May Justice be Done!': The Soviet Union and the London Conference (1945), Irina Schulmeister-Andre (Independent Scholar, Germany)6. The Soviet Union at the Palace of Justice: Law, Intrigue, and International Rivalry in the Nuremberg Trials, Francine Hirsch (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)7. Soviet Journalists at Nuremberg: Establishing the Soviet War Narrative, Jeremy Hicks (Queen Mary University of London, UK)8. From Geneva to Nuremberg to New York: Andrei Vyshinsky, Raphael Lemkin, and the Struggle to Outlaw Revolutionary Violence, State Terror, and Genocide, Douglas Irvin-Erickson (George Mason University, USA)Select BibliographyIndex

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