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By Kim Christian Priemel

Examines how the Allies got here to phrases with how a 'civilised' country like Germany might perpetrate the crimes of WWII and sought to deliver them again to the Western fold. Priemel exhibits that whereas many German associations, that have been ostensibly just like their Allied opposite numbers, have been corrupted even sooner than Hitler's upward push to power

summary: Examines how the Allies got here to phrases with how a 'civilised' state like Germany may perhaps perpetrate the crimes of WWII and sought to carry them again to the Western fold. Priemel indicates that whereas many German associations, that have been ostensibly just like their Allied opposite numbers, were corrupted even sooner than Hitler's upward thrust to energy

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The betrayal : the Nuremberg trials and German divergence

Examines how the Allies got here to phrases with how a 'civilised' kingdom like Germany may perhaps perpetrate the crimes of WWII and sought to deliver them again to the Western fold. Priemel exhibits that whereas many German associations, that have been ostensibly just like their Allied opposite numbers, have been corrupted even earlier than Hitler's upward thrust to energy summary: Examines how the Allies got here to phrases with how a 'civilised' country like Germany might perpetrate the crimes of WWII and sought to deliver them again to the Western fold.

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6. 86 Conspicuously absent in the present study are Soviet sources, reflecting the author’s limited grasp of Russian rather than an oversight. Partly, this gap is filled by drawing on Francine Hirsch’s work, but a gap it remains. ; Bruner, Making Stories, 41. 88 See Cornelia Vismann, ‘Action Writing’, in Vismann, Das Recht und seine Mittel. Ausgewählte Schriften (Frankfurt: Fischer, 2012), 394–416, and Guido Acquaviva, ‘At the Origins of Crimes Against Humanity. Clues to a Proper Understanding of the Nullum Crimen Principle in the Nuremberg Judgment’, Journal of International Criminal Justice, 9 (2011), 881–903.

Genocide, History, and the Limits of the Law (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006). , 225f. ), Reassessing the Nuremberg Military Tribunals. ), NMT. Die Nürnberger Militärtribunale zwischen Geschichte, Gerechtigkeit und Rechtschöpfung (Hamburg: Hamburger Edition, 2013). 80 A peculiar case is Frank Gausmann, Deutsche Großunternehmer vor Gericht. Vorgeschichte, Verlauf und Folgen der Nürnberger Industriellenprozesse 1945–1948/51 (Hamburg: Kovač, 2011). Although well-researched, Gausmann’s analysis of the trials’ planning phase suffers from his ill-concealed bias against the prosecutors’ alleged leftist outlook; the actual proceedings figure but marginally.

In Santayana’s reading Kant had thus deviated from the mainstream of modern thought, legitimizing servitude rather than citizenship and private morality and individual contemplation rather than collective reason and science. 24 Less sarcastic but along very similar lines argued John Dewey’s 1915 tract on German Philosophy and Politics. 25 Dewey’s critical reading of Kant as the philosopher of duty and service, his criticism of Hegel’s nationalism, or his elaboration of the German distinction between civilization and Kultur were hardly original.

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