The Classical Law of Nations (1500-1800)
48 Pages Posted: 23 Apr 2010
Date Written: April 22, 2010
This papers offers an overview of the main features and evolutions of the law of nations of Early-Modern Europe. After giving a brief outlay of the general characteristics of the classical law of nations and its jurisprudence, it addresses the laws of war and peace, diplomatic law and some legal questions referring to the expansion of Europe.
Keywords: international law, history, law of nations
JEL Classification: K33
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