Isabel V. Hull recently retired as the John Stambaugh Professor of History at Cornell. Her books include The Entourage of Kaiser Wilhelm II, 1888–1918 and, most recently, A Scrap of Paper: Breaking and Making International Law During the Great War.
 (March 2019)

IN THE REVIEW

Hang the Kaiser?

The Trial of the Kaiser

by William A. Schabas
Kaiser Wilhelm II was an emblem of his era. Modern in his appreciation of the power of the media, hungry for publicity and adulation, he was constantly in the news, whether celebrating with his royal English and Russian cousins or inaugurating local railroad stations and monuments. Articulate and garrulous, the …