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Author Altman, Amnon
Title Tracing the Earliest Recorded Concepts of International Law : The Ancient near East (2500-330 BCE)
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2012
©2012
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (280 pages)
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Series Studies in the History of International Law Ser. ; v.4
Studies in the History of International Law Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- General Editor's Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Abbreviations and Symbols -- Introduction -- 1. The Early Dynastic Period in Southern Mesopotamia (2900-2350) -- 1. The Geo-Political Scene, the Actors and the Sources -- 2. War -- 3. Treaties -- 2. The Old Akkadian and Ur III Periods in Mesopotamia (2350-2004 BCE) -- I. The Old Akkadian Period -- 1. The Expanded Geographic Scene and Its Political Regime -- 2. War -- 3. Treaties -- II. The Ur III Period -- 1. Ur III Political Scene -- 2. War -- 3. Dynastic Marriage Alliances -- 4. The Legal Obligation of Gratitude -- 3. The Near East in the Old Babylonian Period (2003-1595 BCE) -- 1. The Political and Cultural Scene -- 2. War -- 3. Treaties -- 4. Commercial Treaties and the Status of Traveling Merchants -- 5. Managing Conflicts -- 6. Extradition and Asylum -- 7. Diplomatic Law -- 4. The Near East in the Late Bronze Age (1600-1200 BCE) -- 1. The Political Scene -- 2. War -- 3. Treaties -- 4. Dynastic Marriage Alliances -- 5. Managing Conflicts and State Responsibility -- 6. Refugees and Extradition -- 7. Diplomatic Law -- 5. The Near East 1200-330 BCE -- 1. The Political Scene -- 2. War -- 3. Treaties -- 4. Rules pertaining to Maritime Traffic -- 5. Arbitration and Mediation -- 6. Extradition and Asylum -- 7. Diplomatic Law -- Concluding Remarks -- Bibliography -- Index -- A. Sources -- B. Designated Texts -- C. Treaties and Loyalty Oaths -- D. Topics
This book offers a unique survey of legal practices and ideas relating to international relations in the Ancient Near East between 2500 and 330 BC
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Altman, Amnon Tracing the Earliest Recorded Concepts of International Law : The Ancient near East (2500-330 BCE) Leiden : BRILL,c2012 9789004222526
Subject International law -- History.;Law -- Middle East -- History.;Law, Ancient
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