8 edition of War and the Law of Nations found in the catalog.
September 19, 2005
by Cambridge University Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||456|
Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for War and the Law of Nations: A General History by Stephen C. Neff (, Hardcover) at the best . Cambridge University Press - War and the Law of Nations - A General History - by Stephen C. Neff Excerpt INTRODUCTION. This is a history of the phenomenon of war, as viewed through the lens of international law. There is, to be sure, no such thing, strictly speaking, as the phenomenon of war, majestically constant throughout history and across the various human : $
elements test for "war" triggered law of war application. Accordingly, some nations asserted the law of war was not triggered by all instances of armed conflict. As a result, the applicability of the law of war depended upon the subjective national classification of a conflict. a. Post WW I1 response. This book is a product of its time. It is full of euphoria over the end of the Cold War and an impassioned plea for the restoration of international law as the basis of regulating relations between states. However, the book is also marred by the author's conflict with the Reagan administration and unfortunately ends essentially as a hit piece/5.
This treatise investigates the emergence of the early modern law of nations, focusing on Alberico Gentili’s contribution to the same. A religious refugee and Regius Professor at the University of Oxford, Alberico Gentili (–) lived in difficult times of religious wars and political persecution. In conformity with this moral repudiation of war in Book III of the Law of Nations – which is devoted to war – Vattel pursues a twofold aim: first, to mark the just bounds of the right of sovereign nations to employ force for their defence and for the preservation of their rights; and second, to moderate the exercise of that right (
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He also considers the post World War II definition of war as an international law-enforcement mechanism under U.N. auspices. Although unsuccessful, this attempt did help transform war into a humanitarian, rather than a policy problem.
This book interests historians, students of international relations and international lawyers/5(4). The book is written in an engaging manner War and the Law of Nations book to appeal to both law of war experts and generalists alike.
Neff does not oversimplify, however, and handles even complex legal questions in a sophisticated and nuanced manner. He accordingly makes a substantial contribution to our understanding of the phenomenon of war."Cited by: War and the Law of Nations book.
Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Tracing war as a legal concept from Roman times through t 4/5. 'The scope of Neff's project is majestic, and his scholarly rigor in marshalling evidence on the subject of war from antiquity to today's war on terrorism is impressive.
The book is written in an engaging manner likely to appeal to both law of war experts and generalists by: War and the Law of Nations: A General History Stephen C. Neff There is already an excellent review, so I will only suggest reading the following books on war in addition to Neff's: a) "War in human civilization" by Azar Gat; b) "War before Civilization.
International law. War (International law) 3. Natural law. Kapossy, Be´la, – II. Whatmore, Richard. III. Title. Title: Law of nations. Title: Principles of the law of nature, applied to the conduct and affairs of nations and sovereigns, with three early essays on the origin and nature of natural law and on luxury.
kz War is a political act by which the States, being unable to reconcile what they believe to their duties, their rights and their interests, resort to armed struggle, and ask that armed struggle to decide which of the two being the stronger will be able by reason of force to impose its will upon the : Stephen C.
Neff. This ambitious volume is a history of war, from the standpoint of international law, from the beginning of history to the present day. Its primary focus is on legal conceptions of war as such, rather than on the substantive or technical aspects of the law of war.
It tells the story, in narrative form, of the interplay, through the centuries, between, on the one hand, legal ideas about war. Tracing war as a legal concept from Roman times through to the twentieth century, Stephen Neff reveals its various roles as a law-enforcement operation, duel between states and a "crime against the peace." He also considers the post World War II definition of war as an international law-enforcement mechanism under U.N.
auspices. Although unsuccessful, this attempt did help transform war into a. The Law of Nations; or Principles of the Law of Nature, Applied to the Conduct and Affairs of Nations and Sovereigns. From the French of Monsieur De Vattel. With Additional Notes and References by Edward D.
Ingraham, Esq. Philadelphia: T.& J.W. Johnson, lxvi, pp. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. book, The Law of Nations, used by the framers of our Constitution. It was written in and was used as a college text book in America from c on.
Ben Franklin received three copies of the French edition from the editor Dumas in for use by Franklin and the Continental Congress. It has a section #, in Book 1 Chapter But as a whole state is by war involved in danger, it is an established law in almost all nations that no war can be made but by the authority of the sovereign in each state.
There is such a law as this in the last book of the Plato on Laws. And by the Roman law, to make war, or levy troops without a commission from the Prince was high treason. War and the Law of Nations by Stephen C. Neff,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(20).
Get this from a library. War and the law of nations: a general history. [Stephen C Neff] -- This ambitious volume is a history of war, from the standpoint of international law, from the beginning of history to the present day.
Its primary focus is on legal conceptions of war as such, rather. War and the Law of Nations: A General History eBook: Neff, Stephen C.: : Kindle Store5/5(2).
This general law is founded upon this principle, that different nations ought in time of peace to do one another all the good they can ; and, in time of war, as little harm as poffible, without prejudice to their own real interefts c.
And, as none of thefe ftates will allow a fuperiority in the other, therefore neither can dictate or prefcribe. On the Laws of War and Peace - Faculty of Social Sciences.
Chapter 3: On Just or Solemn War According to the Law of Nations on book of offices; and, by way of proof, he says that, if the practice were general, all Aristotle in the 4th book, and tenth chapter of the history of animals, says, “that the. Buy War and the Law of Nations: A General History (Information Technology & Law S) 1 by Neff, Stephen C.
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The Law of Nature and Nations, Excerpt. By Samuel von Pufendorf. [Pufendorf, Samuel Baron. Of the Law of Nature and Nations. Translated by Basil Kennett. Second Edition.
Oxford: L. Lichfield for A. and J. Churchil. Book 2, Chapter 3, Section In the Public Domain.]. The Laws of Nations is a two-volume work structured in three parts: first, a Preface, in which the author explains motives and the guiding principles behind the work, second, the Preliminaries, which provides a general picture of the main ideas of the law of nations, and third, the Four Books, which constitute the body of the work (Book One on.Other articles where On the Law of War and Peace is discussed: Hugo Grotius: Life in exile: De Jure Belli ac Pacis: While in Paris, Grotius published his legal masterpiece, De Jure Belli ac Pacis, in In writing this work, which made full use of De Jure Praedae, he was strongly influenced by the bitter, violent political struggles both in his.