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Law and war

Law and war
international Law and american history

  • ISBN: 9780231146470
  • Editorial: Columbia University Press
  • Lugar de la edición: New York. Estados Unidos de Norteamérica
  • Encuadernación: Rústica
  • Medidas: 23 cm
  • Nº Pág.: 480
  • Idiomas: Inglés

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In this classic text, Peter Maguire follows the history of America's legal relationship with war, both before and after the Nuremberg trials of the 1940s. This revised edition will feature a new preface on the historical roots of our "just war" in Iraq and a postscript discussing the legacy of the George W. Bush administration's attempt to rewrite the laws of war. Maguire connects these efforts to a simultaneous decline in American power and reputation."[An] intriguing historical analysis."- Harvard Law Review"Outstanding...impressive...a terrific book."-American Historical Review"A five-star accomplishment that will intrigue the reader and prove that, in history, truth is often more fascinating than fiction."-H. W. William Caming, former Nuremberg prosecutor"Perceptive."-Journal of American History"An important and fascinating study, marked by impressive research and moral passion."- Ronald Steel, University of Southern California"A 'must read' book for all those interested in international criminal law, war crimes, and war crime trials.


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