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Author Grotius, Hugo
Title The Rights of War and Peace : In Three Volumes
Imprint Indianapolis, IN : Liberty Fund, Incorporated, 2005
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Series Natural Law and Enlightenment Classics Ser
Natural Law and Enlightenment Classics Ser
Note Intro -- Hugo Grotius, The Rights of War and Peace, Book I -- Front Matter -- Title Page -- Copyright Details -- Table of Contents of the Set -- Introduction, p. ix -- A Note on the Text, p. xxxv -- Acknowledgments, p. xxxix -- The Rights of War and Peace, Book I -- Table of Contents, p. 3 -- The Life of Hugo Grotius, p. 59 -- Dedication, p. 71 -- The Preliminary Discourse, p. 75 -- Book I -- Chapter I. What War is, and what Right is, p. 133 -- Chapter II. Whether 'tis ever Lawful to make War, p. 180 -- Chapter III. The Division of War into Publick and Private, p. 240 -- Chapter IV. Of a War made by Subjects against their Superiors, p. 336 -- Chapter V. Who may lawfully make War, p. 384 -- Book II -- Chapter I. Of the Causes of War -- and first of the Defense of Persons and Goods, p. 389 -- Chapter II. Of Things which belong in common to all Men, p. 420 -- Chapter III. Of the original Acquisition of Things -- where also is treated of the Sea and Rivers, p. 454 -- Chapter IV. Of a Thing presumed to be quitted, and of the Right of Possession that follows -- and how such a Possession differs from Usucaption and Prescription, p. 483 -- Chapter V. Of the Original Acquisition of a Right over Persons -- where also it treated of the Right of Parents: Of Marriages: Of Societies: Of the Right over Subjects: Over Slaves, p. 508 -- Chapter VI. Of an Acquisition (Possession of Purchase) derived from a Man's own Deed -- where also of the Alienation of a Government, and of the Things and Revenues that belong to that Government, p. 566 -- Chapter VII. Of an Acquisition derived to one by Vertue of some Law -- where also of succeeding to the Effects and Estate of a Man who dies without a Will, p. 579 -- Chapter VIII. Of Such Properties as are commonly called Acquisitions by the Right of Nations, p. 634 -- Chapter IX. When Jurisdiction and Property Cease, p. 664
Chapter X. Of the Obligation that arises from Property, p. 685 -- Chapter XI. Of Promises, p. 699 -- Chapter XII. Of Contracts, p. 729 -- Chapter XIII. Of an Oath, p. 768 -- Chapter XIV. Of the Promises, Contracts, and Oaths of those who have the Sovereign Power, p. 802 -- Chapter XV. Of publick Treaties, as well those that are made by the Sovereign himself, as those that are concluded without his Order, p. 817 -- Chapter XVI. Of Interpretation, or the Way of explaining the Sense of a Promise or Convention, p. 848 -- Chapter XVII. Of the Damage done by an Injury, and of the Obligation thence arising, p. 884 -- Chapter XVIII. Of the Rights of Embassies, p. 898 -- Chapter XIX. Of the Right of Burial, p. 925 -- Chapter XX. Of Punishments, p. 949 -- Chapter XXI. Of the Communication of Punishments, p. 1053 -- Chapter XXII. Of the unjust Causes of War, p. 1096 -- Chapter XXIII. Of the dubious Causes of War, p. 1115 -- Chapter XXIV. Exhortations not to engage in a War rashly, tho' for just Reasons, p. 1133 -- Chapter XXV. Of the Causes for which War is to be undertaken on the Account of others, p. 1151 -- Chapter XXVI. Of the Reasons that justify those who under another's Command engage in War, p. 1167 -- Book III -- Chapter I. Certain General Rules, shewing what, by the Law of Nature, is allowable in War -- where also the Author treats of Deceit and Lying, p. 1185 -- Chapter II. How Subjects Goods, by the Law of Nations, are obliged for their Prince's Debts: And of Reprisals, p. 1231 -- Chapter III. Of a just or solemn War, according to the Right of Nations, and of its Denunciation, p. 1246 -- Chapter IV. The Right of killing Enemies in a solemn War -- and of other Hostilities committed against the Person of the enemy, p. 1270 -- Chapter V. Of Spoil and Rapine in War, p. 1303 -- Chapter VI. Of the Right to the Things taken in War, p. 1314
Chapter VII. Of the Right over Prisoners, p. 1360 -- Chapter VIII. Of Empire over the Conquered, p. 1374 -- Chapter IX. Of the Right of Postliminy, p. 1381 -- Chapter X. Advice concerning Things done in an unjust War, p. 1411 -- Chapter XI. Moderation concerning the Right of killing Men in a just War, p. 1420 -- Chapter XII. Concerning Moderation in regard to the spoiling the Country of our Enemies, and such other Things, p. 1457 -- Chapter XIII. Moderation about Things taken in War, p. 1475 -- Chapter XIV. Of Moderation concerning Captives, p. 1481 -- Chapter XV. Moderation in obtaining Empire and Sovereignty, p. 1498 -- Chapter XVI. Moderation concerning those Things which, by the Law of Nations, have not the Benefit of Postliminy, p. 1512 -- Chapter XVII. Of Neuters in War, p. 1519 -- Chapter XVIII. Concerning Things privately done in a publick War, p. 1527 -- Chapter XIX. Concerning Faith between Enemies, p. 1533 -- Chapter XX. Concerning the publick Faith whereby War is finished -- of Treaties of Peace, Lots, set Combats, Arbitrations, Surrenders, Hostages, and Pledges, p. 1551 -- Chapter XXI. Of Faith during War, of Truces, of Safe-Conduct, and the Redemption of Prisoners, p. 1595 -- Chapter XXII. Concerning the Faith of inferior Powers in War, p. 1617 -- Chapter XXIII. Of Faith given by private Men in War, p. 1626 -- Chapter XXV. The Conclusion, with Admonitions to preserve Faith and seek Peace, p. 1638 -- Passages of Scripture, p. 1645 -- Index I, p. 1655 -- Index II, p. 1667 -- Index III and Last, p. 1675 -- Prolegomena to the First Edition of De Jure Belli Ac Pacis, p. 1745 -- Bibliography of Postclassical Works Referred to by Grotius, p. 1763 -- Bibliography of Works referred to in Jean Barbeyrac's Notes, p. 1791 -- Index, p. 1815
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Subject International law.;Natural law.;War (International law)
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