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Title International law and empire : historical explorations / edited by Martti Koskenniemi, Walter Rech, Manuel Jiménez Fonseca
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017
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 Euro-Am Studies Lib  341.09 In857 2017    DUE 10-18-21  -  30500101533969
 Modern History Library  341.09 I61    AVAILABLE    30550100623238
Descript xvi, 395 pages ; 24 cm
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Series The history and theory of international law
History and theory of international law
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Part I: Epistemologies of Empire and International Law -- 1. Provincializing Grotius: International Law and Empire in a Seventeenth-Century Malay Mirror / Arthur Weststeijn -- 2. Indirect Hegemonies in International Legal Relations: The Debate of Religious Tolerance in Early Republican China / Stefan Kroll -- 3. International Law, Empire, and the Relative Indeterminacy of Narrative / Walter Rech --
Part II: Legal Discourses of Empire -- 4. The Concepts of Universal Monarchy and Balance of Power in the First Half of the Seventeenth Century-a Case Study / Peter Schroder -- 5. Between Faith and Empire: The Justification of the Spanish Intervention in the French Wars of Religion in the 1590s / Randall Lesaffer -- 6. Jus gentium and the Transformation of Latin American Nature: One More Reading of Vitoria? / Manuel Jimenez Fonseca -- 7. Cerberus: The State, the Empire, and the Company as Subjects of International Law in Grotius and the Peace of Westphalia / Jose-Manuel Barreto -- 8. Revolution, Empire, and Utopia: Tocqueville and the Intellectual Background of International Law / Julie Saada --
Part III: Managing Empire: Imperial Administration and Diplomacy -- 9. Towards the Empire of a 'Civilizing Nation': The French Revolution and its Impact on Relations with the Ottoman Regencies in the Maghreb / Christian Windler -- 10. A Comporting Sovereign, Tribes, and the Ordering of Imperial Authority in Colonial Upper Canada of the 1830s / PG McHugh -- 11. Territory, Sovereignty, and the Construction of the Colonial Space / Luigi Nuzzo --
Part IV: A Legal Critique of Empire? -- 12. An Anti-Imperialist Universalism? Jus Cogens and the Politics of International Law / Umut Ozsu -- 13. Drift towards an Empire? The Trajectory of American Reformers in the Cold War / Hatsue Shinohara -- 14. Imperium sine fine: Carneades, the Splendid Vice of Glory, and the Justice of Empire / Benjamin Straumann -- 15. Scepticism of the Civilizing Mission in International Law / Andrew Fitzmaurice.
Subject International law -- History
Imperialism -- History
Alt Author Koskenniemi, Martti, editor
Rech, Walter, editor
Jimenez Fonseca, Manuel, editor
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