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Universality and Continuity in International Law

Universality and Continuity in International Law
  • Year of publication 2011
  • 527 pages
Author:Thilo Marauhn and Steiger Heinhard
Category: Law International law
Icon_ebook 978‐94‐6094‐282‐2 | ebook | € 114.99 / $ 155.23 / £ 121.88

This is a fine collection of articles by outstanding scholars from various disciplines (law, history, theology and philosophy) and various continents (Asia, America and Europe). This work deals with interesting topics about universality and continuity in international law, ranging from universal validity to islamic international law. The work shows that research in the history of public international law cannot be limited to the development of modern public international law in a European perspective. It should cover the cultural traditions of other regions and traditions as well that tend to be increasingly integrated into current public international law.

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Academics

Author's information

Heinhard Steiger is Professor emeritus of public law, international and European law at Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany. He has widely published on the history of international law, most recently Die Ordnung der Welt. Eine Völkerrechtsgeschichte des karolingischen Zeitalters (741 bis 840) (2010)

Thilo Marauhn is Professor of public law, international and European law and Chairperson of the board of directors of the Centre for International Development and Environmental Research at Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany. He has extensively published on public international law.

American Journal of International Law July 2013

A review by Stephen C. Neff

This article is posted with permission from the July 2013 issue of the American Journal of International Law © 2013 American Society of International Law. All rights reserved.

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