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Published: 14 September 2020

208 Pages


ISBN: 9780198790259

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The Laws of War in International Thought

Pablo Kalmanovitz

The History and Theory of International Law

  • Innovative examination of the origins, modern articulation, and contemporary relevance of the idea of regular war
  • Reconstructs key moments in the intellectual history of the laws of war from early modernity to nineteenth-century humanitarianism
  • Draws together international legal perspectives with those of historians of political and international thought
  • Shows revealing contrasts between the idea of regular war and more familiar just war and realist approaches to war