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Justice for strangers: culture and communication in the Singapore war crimes trials 1946-1948

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This dissertation, entitled Justice for Strangers, is an in-depth historical and socio-legal analysis of 131 war crimes trials conducted by the British military in Singapore after the Second World War (the Singapore Trials). These trials involved diverse participants who spoke different languages and hailed from different legal systems and cultures: British and Allied judges and prosecutors; Japanese, Taiwanese and Korean accused; Japanese defence counsel; and hundreds of Asian wi...

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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