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Parution : 09/2019
Editeur : Brill
ISBN : 978-9-0044-1208-8
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International Law in the Long Nineteenth Century (1776-1914)

From the Public Law of Europe to Global International Law?

Sous la direction de Inge Van Hulle, Randall C.H. Lesaffer

Présentation de l'éditeur

International Law in the Long Nineteenth Century gathers ten studies that reflect the ever-growing variety of themes and approaches that scholars from different disciplines bring to the historiography of international law in the period. 

Three themes are explored: ‘international law and revolutions’ which reappraises the revolutionary period as crucial to understanding the dynamics of international order and law in the nineteenth century. In ‘law and empire’, the traditional subject of nineteenth-century imperialism is tackled from the perspective of both theory and practice. Finally, ‘the rise of modern international law’, covers less familiar aspects of the formation of modern international law as a self-standing discipline. 

Contributors are: Camilla Boisen, Raphaël Cahen, James Crawford, Ana Delic, Frederik Dhondt, Andrew Fitzmaurice, Vincent Genin, Viktorija Jakjimovska, Stefan Kroll, Randall Lesaffer, and Inge Van Hulle.



International Law and Revolution 

Napoleon 1814–1815: A Small Issue of Status

By: James Crawford

The Law of Nations and the Common Law of Europe: The Case of Edmund Burke

By: Camilla Boisen

Uneasy Neutrality: Britain and the Greek War of Independence (1821–1832)

By: Viktorija Jakjimovska

International Law and Empire

Equality of Non-European Nations in International Law

By: Andrew Fitzmaurice

British Humanitarianism, International Law and Human Sacrifice in West Africa

By: Inge Van Hulle

The Mahmoud Ben Ayad Case and the Transformation of International Law

By: Raphaël Cahen

Public-Private Colonialism: Extraterritoriality in the Shanghai International Settlement

The Rise of Modern International Law

Permanent Neutrality or Permanent Insecurity? Obligation and Self-Interest in the Defence of Belgian Neutrality, 1830–1870

By: Frederik Dhondt

The Role of Comparative Law in the Development of Modern Private International Law (1750–1914)

By: Ana Delic

The Institute of International Law’s Crisis in the Wake of the Franco-Prussian War (1873–1899)

By: Vincent Genin

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