Studies in the History of International Law

Randall Lesaffer, Tilburg University, Catholic University of Leuven

Emiliano J. Buis, University of Buenos Aires

In Taming Ares Emiliano J. Buis studies the narrative foundations of the (il)legality of warfare in the classical Greek world in order to demonstrate its contribution to a better historical understanding of the international legal rules applicable to the use of force and the conduct of hostilities.
Series: 
Volume: 
26/10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004359734
Expected: 
April 2018
€138,00
$166.00

Ignacio de la Rasilla del Moral, Brunel University London

In the Shadow of Vitoria: A History of International Law in Spain (1770-1953) offers the first comprehensive treatment of the intellectual evolution of international law in Spain from the late 18th century to the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War.
Series: 
Volume: 
22/9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004343221
E-ISBN: 
9789004343238
Publication date: 
December 2017
€132,00
$152.00

Mieke van der Linden, Max Planck Institute of Comparative Public Law and International Law

In the ‘Scramble for Africa’ during the Age of New Imperialism (1870-1914), European States and non-State actors mainly used treaties to acquire territory. The question is raised whether Europeans did or did not on a systematic scale breach these treaties in their expansion of empire.
Series: 
Volume: 
20/8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004319134
E-ISBN: 
9789004321199
Publication date: 
October 2016
€139,00
$167.00

Frederik Dhondt, Ghent University

Balance of Power and Norm Hierarchy: Franco-British Diplomacy after the Peace of Utrecht offers a detailed study of practical legal argumentation in French and British diplomacy in the age of ‘Walpole and Fleury’.
Series: 
Volume: 
17/7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004293748
E-ISBN: 
9789004293755
Publication date: 
May 2015
€186,00
$237.00

Edited by Randall Lesaffer, Tilburg University and University of Leuven

The Twelve Years Truce covers the legal history of a crucial text in the formation of the Republic of the Northern Netherlands as a sovereign power and highlights its significance in the formation of the early modern laws of war and peace.
Series: 
Volume: 
13/6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004274914
E-ISBN: 
9789004274921
Publication date: 
July 2014
€131,00
$157.00

Edited by Pierre-Marie Dupuy, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva and Vincent Chetail, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

This collection of essays gathers contributions from leading international lawyers from different countries, generations and angles with the aim of highlighting the multifaceted history of international law.
Series: 
Volume: 
11/5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004261600
E-ISBN: 
9789004261655
Publication date: 
November 2013
€219,00
$263.00

Amnon Altman, Bar-Ilan University

This book offers a unique survey of legal practices and ideas relating to international relations in the Ancient Near East between 2500 and 330 BCE.
Series: 
Volume: 
8/4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004222526
E-ISBN: 
9789004222533
Publication date: 
May 2012
€126,00
$152.00

Nathaniel Berman, Brown University

Tracing our current preoccupation with nationalist, ethnic, and religious conflict to the “cultural Modernist” revolutions of the early twentieth century, this volume draws on cultural studies, postcolonial theory, and psychoanalysis to offer a radical reinterpretation of contemporary...
Series: 
Volume: 
6/3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210240
E-ISBN: 
9789004210257
Publication date: 
December 2011
€150,00
$181.00

Tetsuya Toyoda, Akita International University

Emergence of the modern science of international law is usually attributed to Grotius and other somewhat heroic ‘founders of international law.’ This book offers a more worldly explanation why it was developed mostly by German writers in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Series: 
Volume: 
5/2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004206632
E-ISBN: 
9789004209756
Publication date: 
September 2011
€118,00
$143.00

Raymond Kubben, Tilburg University

Providing a case study of relations between France and the Netherlands throughout the Revolutionary Wars, this book offers a contribution to the debates on the relation between law and politics at the international level and on state-centrism in international relations.
Series: 
Volume: 
3/1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004185586
E-ISBN: 
9789004189515
Publication date: 
January 2011
€178,00
$214.00