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Readership: Postgraduate students and scholars in international law, in particular those interested in international criminal law or the theory of international law. The book will also be of interest to international relations scholars and historians of the Second World War.
Neil Boister, Associate Professor, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, and Robert Cryer, Professor ofInternational and Criminal Law, University of Birmingham
"This reappraisal of the Tokyo IMT is an outstanding scholarly effort and well-worth the hefty price tag for any scholar, jurist, practitioner or institution interested in building its expertise in the area of international criminal law. Boister and Cryer are to be commended for providing a much needed addition to the literature..." - The Modern Law Review 72 (2)
"This meticulously well-researched, well-structured and generally well-written book certainly deserves a wide readership not just among its primary target audience of international lawyers, but also among students of Japanese history, politics and law." - Richard Nottage and Luke Nottage, New Zealand Yearbook of International Law
"[This book provides a] meticulous analysis of the material...[and] a detailed and nuanced analysis of the legal issues arising from th[e] trial." - Kirsten Sellars, Global Law Books
1: Introduction: The Background to the Trial
2: The Establishment of the Tokyo IMT
3: The Defendants and the Charges
4: The Conduct of the Trial
6: The Murder Charges
7: War Crimes
8: General Principles of Liability and Defences
9: The Sentences
10: The Philosophies of the Tokyo IMT
11: The Legacy of the Trial