ESIL Interest Group History of International Law

ESIL Interest Group History of International Law

donderdag 6 juni 2019

REVIEW: Alberto RINALDI reviews Martti KOSKENNIEMI, Walter RECH & Manuel JIMÉNEZ FONSECA (eds.), International Law and Empire: Historical Explorations (Oxford: OUP, 2017) (American Journal of Legal History Advance Articles)

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First paragraph:
In recent years there has been a real flourishing of historical studies with a focus on international law’s past. The so called ‘turn to history’ is precisely the kind of terrain in which the present volume - in the form of a collection of essays - is situated, as the book explores the various, ambivalent ways in which international law has dealt with and is related to ‘Empire’, understood as a set of manifold practices, discourses, social manifestations, struggles, spaces and people.The authors - coming from a wide range of backgrounds from postcolonial studies to political philosophy - are in fact interested in looking at those episodes, events, theories, and texts...
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See earlier for on this blog for the book description.