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Published: 22 October 2020

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780198869863

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Britain and International Law in West Africa

The Practice of Empire

Inge Van Hulle

The History and Theory of International Law

  • Explores the role of international law in Britain's imperialist expansion into West Africa during the early- and mid-nineteenth century
  • Engages with the broader debate on the historical relationship between international law and imperialism, complicating the traditional narratives
  • Based on a comprehensive assessment of a wide range of archival material