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Justice among Nations: A History of International Law, by Stephen C Neff. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014, ix + 628pp (£33.95 hardback). ISBN: 978-0-674-72529-4.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2018

Ruth Houghton*
Durham Law School


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17. Fassbender, B et al (eds) The Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012).Google Scholar

18. Ibid; Fassbender et al ends its particular history at the Second World War.

19. Neff, SC Justice among Nations: A History of International Law (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014) p 316.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

20. Ibid.

21. Ibid, p 111.

22. Ibid.

23. Ibid, p 119.

24. Ibid, p 118.

25. Ibid, p 117.

26. Ibid, pp 124–125.

27. Ibid, p 126.

28. Ibid, p 427.

29. Ibid, p 428.

30. Ibid, p 415.

31. The Hague Academy provides intensive courses in public and private international law.

32. Neff, above n 19, p 228.

33. Ibid, p 292.

34. Ibid, pp 432–434.

35. Rajagopal, B International Law from Below: Development, Social Movements and Third World Resistance (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2003).CrossRefGoogle Scholar

36. Neff, above n 19, p 462.

37. Ibid, p 402.

38. Fassbender et al, above n 17, p 775. Jones, H Crucible of Power: A History of American Foreign Relations to 1913 (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2009) p 16.Google Scholar

39. Neff, above n 19, p 85.

40. Willard, C Cannon and Willard, S (eds) Book of Deeds of Arms and of Chivalry: by Christine de Pizan (University Park, PA: Penn State Press, 2010) pp 56.Google Scholar

41. Neff, above n 19, p 85.

42. Ibid, p 166.

43. Ibid, p 165.

44. Ibid, pp 162–163.

45. Ibid, pp 158–159.

46. Ibid, p 77.

47. Ibid, p 76.

48. Ibid, p 481.

49. Ibid, p 221.

50. Ibid, pp 415–432.

51. Quigley, J Soviet Legal Innovation and the Law of the Western World (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2008) p xiv.Google Scholar

52. Neff, above n 19, p 481.

53. Ibid.