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African international legal history

African international legal history

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Published by United Nations Institute for Training and Research in New York .
Written in English


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Statementedited by A.K. Mensah-Brown.
ContributionsMensah-Brown, A K., UNITAR.
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Open LibraryOL21352318M

In Italian jurist Alberico Gentili (–), considered the originator of the secular school of thought in international law, published De jure belli libri tres (; Three Books on the Law of War), which contained a comprehensive discussion of the laws of war and treaties. Written By: International law, also called public international law or law of nations, the body of legal rules, norms, and standards that apply between sovereign states and other entities that are legally recognized as international actors. The term was coined by the English philosopher Jeremy Bentham (–).

This title is part of an established Series which introduces various legal systems of the world. It provides an authoritative and accessible overview of the main branches of South African public, private and commercial law. Offering insight into the rich system of South African law, this title will be of particular interest to the international legal community. NAMED ONE OF THE TOP 10 BEST AFRICAN AMERICAN BOOKS OF by Kam Williams - Internationally Renowned Book, Film and Music Critic Considered to be the most important book published in the eleven year history of the company, African.

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