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Yasuaki ONUMA, International Law in a Transcivilizational World, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2017, 711 pp, ISBN 9781139175951.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  26 February 2018

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1 Onuma, Y., International Law in a Transcivilizational World, (2017), 1.Google Scholar

2 Onuma, Y., A Transcivilizational Perspective on International Law, Pocketbooks of The Hague Academy of International Law, (2010).Google Scholar

3 Onuma, supra note 1, at 420.

4 Onuma, supra note 1, at vii.

5 Onuma, supra note 1, at 26.

6 Onuma, Y. (ed.) A Normative Approach to War: Peace, War, and Justice in Hugo Grotius, (1993)Google Scholar.

7 See, e.g., Hathaway, O.A. and Shapiro, S.J., The Internationalists. How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Changed the World, (2017)Google Scholar (arguing throughout that Grotius was the intellectual architect of the Old World Order in which wars were permitted in international law, especially for righting wrongs).

8 Onuma, supra note 1, at 25–6.

9 Onuma, supra note 1, at vii.

10 Onuma, supra note 1, at 54.

11 Onuma, supra note 1, at 57.

12 Onuma, supra note 1, at 151.

13 Onuma, supra note 1, at 161.

14 Onuma, supra note 1, at 155.

15 Onuma, supra note 1, at 158.

16 For recent criticism of a certain certain self-centeredness of especially US scholarship of international law, see also Roberts, A., Is International Law International?, (2017)CrossRefGoogle Scholar.

17 Onuma, supra note 1, at 164.

18 Onuma, supra note 1, at 169.

19 Onuma, supra note 1, at 191.

20 Onuma, supra note 1, at 194.

21 Onuma, supra note 1, at 201–2.

22 Onuma, supra note 1, at 283.

23 Onuma, supra note 1, at 562.

24 Onuma, supra note 1, at 563.

25 ‘I seek to demonstrate the overall picture of international law actually functioning in international and domestic societies. . .’, Onuma, supra note 1, at vii (emphasis in original).

26 Onuma, supra note 1, at 251.

27 Onuma, supra note 1, at 242.

28 Onuma, supra note 1, at 243.

29 Onuma, supra note 1, at 360.

30 For example, point 5 of the Vienna Declaration stipulates: ‘While the significance of national and regional particularities must be borne in mind, it is the duty of States, regardless of their political, economic and cultural systems, to promote and protect all human rights.’ Onuma concludes: ‘The Vienna Declaration apparently went in the direction of transcivilizational universality, not that of the so-called “clash of civilizations”’. Onuma, supra note 1, at 386.

31 Onuma, supra note 1, at 387.

32 Onuma, supra note 1, at 395.

33 Onuma, supra note 1, at 419.

34 Onuma, supra note 1, at 421.

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