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Published: 19 March 2019

206 Pages


ISBN: 9780198810544

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A Contribution to the Theory of Public and International Law

Hermann Heller
Edited by David Dyzenhaus

The History and Theory of International Law

  • Includes a substantial introductory essay from the editor, 'The Politics of Sovereignty', which sets Heller's work in its context and explores its relevance to the present
  • Addresses the paradox of sovereignty: how the sovereign can be both the highest authority and subject to law
  • This important contribution to international legal thought is made available in English for the first time
  • Sovereignty is an important historical document from the Weimar Republic, with insights highly relevant to contemporary political events