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The gentle civilizer of nations : the rise and fall of international law, 1870-1960

Author: Martti Koskenniemi
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Legal analysis, historical and political critique of the rise and fall of modern international law.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martti Koskenniemi
ISBN: 0521623111 9780521623117 0521563631 9780521563635 0521548098 9780521548090 0511155530 9780511155536
OCLC Number: 46683574
Awards: Winner of American Society of International Law Certificate of Merit 2002.
Description: xiv, 569 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. "The legal conscience of the civilized world" --
2. Sovereignty: a gift of civilization: international lawyers and imperialism 1870-1914 --
3. International law as philosophy: Germany 1871-1933 --
4. International law as sociology: French "solidarism" 1871-1950 --
5. Lauterpacht: the Victorian tradition in international law --
6. Out of Europe: Carl Schmitt, Hans Morgenthau, and the turn to "international relations"
Responsibility: Martti Koskenniemi.
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'... a great achievement of European history of science and a literary masterpiece.' Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung '... a splendid book of masterful writing and superb intelligence.' Leiden Journal Read more...

 
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