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War and law since 1945

Author: Geoffrey Francis Andrew Best
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback [ed.]View all editions and formats
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An account of civilization's efforts to limit the violence and ugliness of war. It shows how World War II prompted reconstruction of international law, and surveys contemporary armed conflicts -  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Francis Andrew Best
ISBN: 0198206992 9780198206996
OCLC Number: 40358677
Awards: Winner of Joint winner of the triennial Paul Reuter Prize for international humanitarian law awarded by the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Description: xiv, 434 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Geoffrey Best.

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To write a book of this character, which is scrupulous in never overstating success, and not lose faith in the process, you have to remain an optimist. Geoffrey Best has succeeded in doing this in Read more...

 
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