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Published: 04 February 2011

406 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199599875

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The Roman Foundations of the Law of Nations

Alberico Gentili and the Justice of Empire

Edited by Benedict Kingsbury and Benjamin Straumann

  • Examines the influence of Roman law, and the model of the Roman Empire, on the development of the European understanding of international law by focusing on the work of Alberico Gentili
  • Contributors to the volume include legal scholars, classical scholars, and historians, whose diverse backgrounds give readers a great understanding of the issue at hand
  • This history of ideas has continuing importance as European ideas of international law and empire have become global and have entered into public debate