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The historical foundations of world order : the tower and the arena

Author: Douglas M Johnston
Publisher: Boston Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2008
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By illuminating the personalities and identifying the controversies behind the great advancements in international legal thought and weaving this into the context of more conventionally known  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas M Johnston
ISBN: 9789004161672 9004161678 9789047423935 9047423933
OCLC Number: 837721195
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p.773-835) and index
pt.1. The system -- International law in action -- Images of international law -- pt.2. Out of the mists -- Primitive order -- Universal order in classical antiquity -- Universal authority in pre-modern history -- pt.3. Into clear view -- Shaping of the modern world (1492-1645) -- Constructing the imperial world-system (1618-1815) -- The ruling of the modern world (1815-1905) -- Contemporary world order in profile
Awards: Winner of American Society of International Law Certificate of Merit 2009
Description: Online-Ressource.
Contents: Acknowledgements;Preface; Biography;Introduction: The Quest for World Order; Part One - The System;1 International Law in Action;2 Images of International Law; Part Two - Out of the Mists; 3 Primitive Order;4 Universal Order in Classical Antiquity;5 Universal Authority in Pre-modern History; Part Three - Into Clear View;6 Shaping of the Modern World (1492-1645);7 Constructing the Imperial World-system (1618-1815);8 The Ruling of the Modern World (1815-1905);9 Contemporary World Order in Profile; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: by Douglas M. Johnston
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