Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 July 2021

624 Pages


ISBN: 9780198810476

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Andrew Clapham

Clarendon Law Series

  • An accessible account of the contemporary laws of war from a world-leading expert
  • Explores the continuing relevance of the concept of war, even though it has been abolished as a legal institution
  • Critiques the way states claim to be at war to justify killing, destruction, and acquisition of property and territory
  • Suggests a radical overhaul of the rules in the context of war booty, blockade, and enemy property at sea