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Grotius and Gentili: A Reassessment of Thomas E. Holland's Inaugural Lecture 1

Peter Haggenmacher

in Hugo Grotius and International Relations

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198277712
eISBN:
9780191598890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198277717.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Alberico Gentili (1552–1608), an Italian who worked at Oxford between 1580 and 1600, has some claim to dispute with Grotius regarding the title of ‘father of international law’. This claim was ... More


Coercion, Internalization, Decolonization: A Contextual Reading of the Rise of European International Law Since the Seventeenth Century

Felix Lange

in The International Rule of Law: Rise or Decline?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198843603
eISBN:
9780191879395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843603.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The chapter discusses competing narratives of ‘rise’ and ‘decline’ of international law in the historical writings of international lawyers and historians. The author proposes a contextual approach ... More


Introduction

Doreen Lustig

in Veiled Power: International Law and the Private Corporation 1886-1981

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198822097
eISBN:
9780191861185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822097.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Corporations have limited responsibilities in international law but enjoy far-reaching rights and privileges. International legal debates often conceive of this issue as a problem of business ... More


From the NIEO to the International Investment Law Regime: The Rise of the Multinational Corporation as a Subject of Regulatory Concern in International Law

Doreen Lustig

in Veiled Power: International Law and the Private Corporation 1886-1981

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198822097
eISBN:
9780191861185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822097.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Chapter 7 traces a ‘road not taken’ in the history of regulating global corporations in pursuit of economic democracy, the conditions that led to its failure, and the emergence of the contemporary ... More


Three Worlds; Three Bodies of International Law

Timothy Brook, Michael van Walt van Praag, and Miek Boltjes (eds)

in Sacred Mandates: Asian International Relations since Chinggis Khan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226562629
eISBN:
9780226562933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226562933.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The study of international relations has largely neglected the polities and legal orders of Inner and East Asia. International relations as a field of inquiry looks rather different when starting ... More


Back to Informal Empire?: The Anglo-Iranian Struggle over Oil, 1932–1954

Doreen Lustig

in Veiled Power: International Law and the Private Corporation 1886-1981

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198822097
eISBN:
9780191861185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822097.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Chapter 6 is devoted to the Abadan Crisis and the circumstances surrounding the decision of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the dispute between Britain and Iran over the ownership of oil ... More


Reading RP Anand in the Post-Colony: Between Resistance and Appropriation

Prabhakar Singh

in The Battle for International Law: South-North Perspectives on the Decolonization Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198849636
eISBN:
9780191883927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849636.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Professor RP Anand analysed the birth of new states and their theoretical and functional inclusion in the post-UN world. The 1947 Indian independence afforded Indian lawyers a choice between ... More


Exceptions: Self-defence as an Exception to the Prohibition on the Use of Force

Iain Scobbie

in Exceptions in International Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198789321
eISBN:
9780191831171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789321.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter initially examines philosophical approaches to the international use of force in an historical context before examining the development of the doctrine of collective security as the ... More


Literature and the Law of Nations, 1580-1680

Christopher N. Warren

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198719342
eISBN:
9780191788550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719342.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book is a literary history of international law in the age of Shakespeare, Milton, Grotius, and Hobbes. It tells the previously untold story of major English Renaissance writers who used ... More


Introduction: Britain and International Law in West Africa

Inge Van Hulle

in Britain and International Law in West Africa: The Practice of Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198869863
eISBN:
9780191912672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869863.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This introduction provides an overview of the main arguments and structure of the book. It introduces the state of the art with respect to the history of international law and empire in West Africa ... More


Italian Legal Scholarship of International Law in the Early Decades of the Twentieth Century

Giulio Bartolini

in A History of International Law in Italy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198842934
eISBN:
9780191878831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842934.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

In 1931 Lauterpacht described the Italian scholarship as characterized by a ‘rigid and frequently uncompromising positivist school in international law’. While his statement has some merits, this ... More


Literal ‘Decolonization’: Re-reading African International Legal Scholarship through the African novel

Christopher Gevers

in The Battle for International Law: South-North Perspectives on the Decolonization Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198849636
eISBN:
9780191883927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849636.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the role of African scholars in the context of the battle for international law. It focuses on scholars who were less prominent than Taslim O Elias or Mohammed Bedjaoui, but who ... More


What is a History of International Law in Italy for? International Law through the Prism of National Perspectives

Giulio Bartolini

in A History of International Law in Italy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198842934
eISBN:
9780191878831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842934.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter provides the theoretical background of the volume and illustrates its structure and rationale. It tackles the growing debate on the need to explore international law from comparative and ... More


What Should International Legal History Become?

Martti Koskenniemi

in System, Order, and International Law: The Early History of International Legal Thought from Machiavelli to Hegel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198768586
eISBN:
9780191821974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768586.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that the scope of history of international law ought to be expanded beyond its received sense. If the interest lies in ‘power’, then it is not a surprise why international lawyers ... More


Playing Hide and Seek with ‘Vergangenheit, die nicht vergehen will’ (‘a Past that Will Not Pass’) in the History of International Law

Ignacio de la Rasilla

in How International Law Works in Times of Crisis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198849667
eISBN:
9780191883941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849667.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The chapter proceeds in two parts. The first reviews the enactment of the Spanish Historical Memory Act (HMA) and examines three of its most polemical areas of implementation in the light of the ... More


The Risorgimento and the “Birth” of International Law in Italy

Edoardo Greppi

in A History of International Law in Italy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198842934
eISBN:
9780191878831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842934.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

The Italian doctrine of international law developed in the mid-nineteenth century, mainly under the influence of the historical events that characterized the so-called Risorgimento, the political ... More


Burn Out and Fade AwayMarxism in Italian International Legal Scholarship

Lorenzo Gradoni

in A History of International Law in Italy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198842934
eISBN:
9780191878831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842934.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Against the prevailing opinion, the present chapter argues that the impact of Marxism on Italian international legal scholarship, although quantitatively marginal, has been important and fruitful, so ... More


Introduction

Gabriela A. Frei

in Great Britain, International Law, and the Evolution of Maritime Strategic Thought, 1856–1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198859932
eISBN:
9780191892356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859932.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Introduction provides an outline of the theme of the book, explaining the focus on state practice, custom, and the codification of international maritime law. State practice and custom were ... More


International Trade: From War Capitalism to Contracts of Distribution

John Linarelli, Margot E Salomon, and Muthucumaraswamy Sornarajah

in The Misery of International Law: Confrontations with Injustice in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198753957
eISBN:
9780191815812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753957.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Despite significant attention in recent times, the law of international trade has been remarkably resilient in steering clear of compliance with the demands of justice. The history of the law ... More


International Law as a Political Language, 1600–1859

Walter Rech

in A History of International Law in Italy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198842934
eISBN:
9780191878831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842934.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

By illustrating the history of Italian international law from the early seventeenth to the mid-nineteenth century, this chapter explores the question of whether and to what extent this period may ... More


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