War and the Law of Nations: A General History by Stephen C. Neff

By Stephen C. Neff

This formidable 2005 quantity is a background of battle, from the point of view of overseas legislations, from the start of historical past to the current day. Its fundamental concentration is on criminal conceptions of battle as such, instead of at the major or technical facets of the legislations of struggle. It tells the tale, in narrative shape, of the interaction, during the centuries, among, at the one hand, criminal principles approximately battle and, nevertheless, country perform in war. Its assurance comprises reprisals, civil wars, UN enforcement and the warfare on terrorism. This ebook will curiosity historians, scholars of diplomacy and overseas lawyers.

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