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America and the law of nations, 1776-1939

Janis, Mark W

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  • Creator Mark Weston Janis
  • Format Books
  • Publication Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
  • Physical Details
    • x, 232 pages ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 0199579342, 9780199579341
  • OCLC ocn460061455

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Blackstone and Bentham : the Law of nations and International law -- Jefferson, Madison, and Marshall : the law of nations and the new republic -- Kent and Wheaton : the international law of Christendom -- Dodge, Worcester, Ladd, and Burritt : Christianity, courts, and world peace -- Taney and his court : slavery, international law, and American exceptionalism -- Lieber, Field, and Wharton : the science of international law -- Great expectations : the Alabama arbitration and the progress of international law -- Root, Scott, and Taft : of peace, and laws, and learned men -- Woodrow Wilson : the passion of the converted -- Holmes : international law and American federalism -- International law after the great war