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Published: 22 June 2000

784 Pages

ISBN: 9780198763901

Bookseller Code (06)

Documents on the Laws of War

Third Edition

Edited by Adam Roberts and Richard Guelff

  • Eagerly awaited complete revision of a work which has become the essential reference source on international humanitarian law
  • The only up to date, comprehensive guide to the subject
  • New introduction setting the law in its historical context, explaining its application to states and individuals, and discussing its relevance in contemporary conflicts
  • Each document is preceded by a prefatory note outlining its adoption, interpretation, and implementation
  • Each treaty is followed by lists of all states parties, plus any reservations and declarations
  • Compiled with the assistance of the official depositaries of the various international agreements