ESIL Interest Group History of International Law

ESIL Interest Group History of International Law

woensdag 18 augustus 2021

BLOG: Christian POGIES, The Cannon. A Tool for Delimiting Maritime Space (Legal History Insights, MPILHLT)


(image source: MPILHLT)

 First paragraph:

This is the story of the cannon as a tool to delimit maritime space in the history of the law of the sea. It is a story that spans from the 17th to the 20th century – it is a story about a state practice that became legal theory, technological progress and Western dominance in international law.

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