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11 - Rights (I)

from Part II - Concepts

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  03 September 2021

Randall Lesaffer
Affiliation:
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Janne E. Nijman
Affiliation:
Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Summary

What is the legacy of Grotius’ doctrinal efforts, and how did they impact on current structures of international law? Was he providing a natural law foundation for the global order, or rather an instrument of power for sovereigns to assert their political and commercial dominion over the world?

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2021

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Blom, H., Property, Piracy and Punishment: Hugo Grotius on War and Booty in De jure praedae: Concepts and Contexts (Leiden and Boston, 2009).Google Scholar
Haggenmacher, P., Grotius et la doctrine de la guerre juste (Paris, 1983).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Nijman, J.E., ‘Images of Grotius, or the international rule of Law beyond historiographical oscillation’, Journal of the History of International Law 17 (2015) 83137.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Straumann, B., Roman Law in the State of Nature: The Classical Foundations of Hugo Grotius’s Natural Law (Cambridge, 2015).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Tierney, B., The Idea of Natural Rights (Michigan and Cambridge, 1997).Google Scholar
Tuck, R., The Rights of War and Peace. Political Thought and International Order from Grotius to Kant (Oxford, 1999).Google Scholar

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