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Title International law and empire : historical explorations / edited by Martti Koskenniemi, Walter Rech, Manuel Jiménez Fonseca.

Published Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
Edition First edition.
Physical description xvi, 395 pages ; 24 cm.
Series History and theory of international law.
History and theory of international law.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I Epistemologies of Empire and International Law -- 1 Provincializing Grotius: International Law and Empire in a Seventeenth-Century Malay Mirror / Arthur Weststeijn Weststeijn, Arthur 21 -- 2 Indirect Hegemonies in International Legal Relations: The Debate of Religious Tolerance in Early Republican China / Stefan Kroll Kroll, Stefan 39 -- 3 International Law, Empire, and the Relative Indeterminacy of Narrative / Walter Rech Rech, Walter 57 -- II Legal Discourses of Empire -- 4 Concepts of Universal Monarchy and Balance of Power in the First Half of the Seventeenth Century-A Case Study / Peter Schröder Schröder, Peter 83 -- 5 Between Faith and Empire: The Justification of the Spanish Intervention in the French Wars of Religion in the 1590s / Randall Lesaffer Lesaffer, Randall 101 -- 6 Jus gentium and the Transformation of Latin American Nature: One More Reading of Vitoria? / Manuel Jiménez Fonseca Fonseca, Manuel Jiménez 123 -- 7 Cerberus: Rethinking Grotius and the Westphalian System / Jose-Manuel Barreto Barreto, Jose-Manuel 149 -- 8 Revolution, Empire, and Utopia: Tocqueville and the Intellectual Background of International Law / Julie Saada Saada, Julie 177 -- 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 Windier Windier, Christian 201 -- 10 A Comporting Sovereign, Tribes, and the Ordering of Imperial Authority in Colonial Upper Canada of the 1830s / PG McHugh McHugh, PG 225 -- 11 Territory, Sovereignty, and the Construction of the Colonial Space / Luigi Nuzzo Nuzzo, Luigi 263 -- IV A Legal Critique of Empire? -- 12 An Anti-Imperialist Universalism? Jus Cogens and the Politics of International Law / Umut Özsu Özsu, Umut 295 -- 13 Drift towards an Empire? The Trajectory of American Reformers in the Cold War / Hatsue Shinohara Shinohara, Hatsue 315 -- 14 Imperium sine fine: Carneades, the Splendid Vice of Glory, and the justice of Empire / Benjamin Straumann Straumann, Benjamin 335 -- 15 Scepticism of the Civilizing Mission in International Law / Andrew Fitzmaurice Fitzmaurice, Andrew 359.
Summary By examining the relationship between international law and empire from early modernity to the present, this volume improves current understandings of the way international legal institutions, practices, and narratives have shaped imperial ideas about and structures of world governance.
Other author Koskenniemi, Martti, editor.
Jiménez Fonseca, Manuel, editor.
Rech, Walter, editor.
Subject International law -- History.
Imperialism -- History.
ISBN 9780198795575

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