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International Law: Being the Collected Papers of Hersch Lauterpacht: Volume 2, The Law of Peace, Part 1: International Law in General

Edited by: Elihu Lauterpacht

ISBN13: 9780521107419
Published: June 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £54.99



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The first volume of the collected papers of Sir Hersch Lauterpacht contained three general works. The second volume begins a systematic coverage of the rest of his work presented roughly in accordance with a plan Lauterpacht himself drew up for a possible textbook.

The book contains papers falling within the introductory section, dealing with International Law in general, though materials later included in separately published works have normally been excluded. Three papers - ‘On Realism, Especially in International Relations’, ‘Professor Carr on International Morality’ and ‘International Law after the Second World War’ - have not been published before and one, The Reality of the Law of Nations', has only had very limited circulation.

The whole work continues the carefully organized presentation of the work of a very distinguished international lawyer.

A Paperback Reissue of the 1975 edition

Subjects:
Public International Law
Contents:
1. The nature of international law and general jurisprudence
2. The reality of the Law of Nations
3. On realism, especially in international relations
4. Professor Carr on international morality
5. International law and colonial questions, 1870–1914
6. International law after the Covenant
7. International law after the Second World War
8. Private law sources and analogies of international law
9. Some observations on the prohibition of 'non liquet' and the completeness of the law
10. Decisions of municipal courts as a source of international law
11. Codification and development of international law
12. The Grotian tradition in international law
13. Spinoza and international law
14. Westlake and present day international law
15. Kelsen's pure science of law
16. Brierly's contribution to international law
17. The so-called Anglo-American and Continental schools of thought in international law
18. The subjects of the Law of Nations
19. Is international law part of the law of England?