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Justice among Nations

A History of International Law

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$53.50 • £42.95 • €48.00

ISBN 9780674725294

Publication Date: 02/18/2014

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640 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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Justice among Nations is by far the best general survey of the history of international law to date. It will be mandatory reading for both students and scholars in the field.—Randall Lesaffer, author of European Legal History: A Cultural and Political Perspective

Like Vattel’s 1758 Law of Nations, this sparkling and intelligent history is intended for a broad audience. Vattel reached his audience: George Washington and other Founding American Fathers are known to have possessed copies. Their vision for the new United States in the world was plainly influenced by it. Neff’s Justice among Nations refreshes Vattel for our time and our even more pressing need to understand what international law is and what it can accomplish for our common humanity.—Mary Ellen O’Connell, author of The Power and Purpose of International Law: Insights from the Theory and Practice of Enforcement

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