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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

Papel: Rústica
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Resumen

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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