Peace Treaties and International Law in European History: From the Late Middle Ages to World War One

Peace Treaties and International Law in European History: From the Late Middle Ages to World War One

by Randall Lesaffer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521103789

ISBN-13: 9780521103787

Pub. Date: 11/01/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Specialists from every European country analyze peace treaty practice from the late fifteenth century to the 1919 Peace of Versailles in this collection. Emphasizing the doctrinal debate about peace treaties and the influence of older, Roman and medieval, concepts on modern practices, the book recalls the reader to before the epochal Peace Treaties of Westphalia of

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Specialists from every European country analyze peace treaty practice from the late fifteenth century to the 1919 Peace of Versailles in this collection. Emphasizing the doctrinal debate about peace treaties and the influence of older, Roman and medieval, concepts on modern practices, the book recalls the reader to before the epochal Peace Treaties of Westphalia of 1648. Its broader perspective allows for a reassessment of the role of the sovereign state in the modern international legal order.

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ISBN-13:
9780521103787
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2008
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Randall Lesaffer;
Part I. Peace treaties and international law from Lodi to Versailles (1454-1920):
2. Peace treaties from Lodi to Westphalia Randall Lesaffer;
3. Peace treaties from Westphalia to the Revolutionary Era Heinz Duchhardt;
4. Peace treaties from Paris to Versailles Heinhard Steiger;
Part 11. Thinking Peace: voices from the past:
5. Vesitiga pacis. The Roman peace treaty: structure or event? Christian Baldus;
6. The influence of medieval Roman law on peace treaties Karl-Heinz Ziegler;
7. The kiss of peace Hanna Vollrath;
8. Martinus Garatus Laudensis on treaties Alain Wijffels;
9. The importance of medieval canon law and the scholastic tradition for the emergence of the early modern international legal order Dominique Bauer;
10. The Peace Treaties of Westphalia as an instance of the reception of Roman law Laurens Winkel;
Part III. Thinking Peace: towards a better future:
11. Peace treaties, bonne foi and European civility in the Enlightenment Marc Belissa;
12. Peace, security and international organisations: the German international lawyers and the Hague Conferences Ingo Hueck;
13. Consent and caution: Lassa Oppenheim and his reaction to World War I Mathias Schmoeckel;
14. Talking peace: social science, peace negotiations and the structure of politics Andreas Osiander;
Part IV. Making Peace: aspects of treaty practice:
15. The ius foederis re-examined: the Peace of Westphalia and the constitution of the Holy Roman Empire Ronald G. Asch;
16. The peace treaties of the Ottoman Empire with European Christian powers Karl-Heinz Ziegler;
17. Peace and prosperity: commercial aspects of peacemaking Stephen Neff;
18. The 1871 Peace Treaty between France and Germany and the 1919 Peace Treaty of Versailles Christian Tomuschat;
Part V. Conclusion:
19. Conclusion Randall Lesaffer; Appendix; Index.

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