Based on author's thesis (doctoral - University College London, 2012) issued under title: Law(yers) congealing capitalism : on the (im)possibility of restraining business in conflict through international criminal law.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: 'Das kapital, das immer dahinter steckt' -- The roots, development, and context of the legal concept of the corporation: the making of a structure of irresponsibility and a tool of imperialism -- Capitalism's victor's justice? : the economics of World War Two, the Allies' trials of the German industrialists and their treatment of the Japanese zaibatsu -- Remaking ICL : removing businessmen and inserting legal persons as subjects -- Contemporary schreibtischtater : drinking the poison chalice? -- Corporate imperialism 3.0: from the Dutch East India Company to the American south Asia company.