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Literature and the law of nations, 1580-1680

Author: Christopher N Warren
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

Literature and the Law of Nations, 1580-1680 is a literary history of international law, which seeks to revise the ways scholars understand early modern English literature in relation to the history  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher N Warren
ISBN: 9780198719342 0198719345
OCLC Number: 989498982
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2016 Roland Bainton Prize in Literature, Sixteenth Century Society and Conference.
Description: VIII, 286 str. : ilustr. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Stakes of International Law and Literature ; From Epic to Public International Law: Philip Sidney, Alberico Gentili, and "Intercourse Among Enemies" ; Jacobean Comedy and the Anagnorisis of Private International Law ; The Tragicomic Law of Nations: The Winter's Tale and the Union ; From Imperial History to International Law: Thucydides, Hobbes, and the Law of Nations ; From Biblical Tragedy to Human Rights: International Legal Personality in Grotius' Sophompaneas and Milton's Samson Agonistes ; "A Problem from Hell": From Paradise Lost to the Responsibility to Protect ; Conclusion ; Bibliography
Other Titles: Literature & the law of nations
Responsibility: Christopher N. Warren.
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