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Published: 19 November 2019

368 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198849377

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Rewriting the History of the Law of Nations

How James Brown Scott Made Francisco de Vitoria the Founder of International Law

Paolo Amorosa

The History and Theory of International Law

  • Provides an uniquely comprehensive and well-researched account of James Brown Scott, a key figure in interwar international law
  • Shows how James Brown Scott's historical-legal narratives reflected the rise of the United States as the main global power in the early twentieth century
  • Uses previously unpublished archival material to show Scott's relationship to various activist groups, including feminist and religious organizations