International investment law and history

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  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • 1. International investment law and history: An introduction / Stephan W. Schill, Christian J. Tams and Rainer Hofmann -- 2. Narrating narratives of international investment law: History and epistemic forces / Andreas Kulick -- 3. The first investor-state arbitration? The Suez Canal dispute of 1864 and some reflections on the historiography of international investment law / Jason Webb Yackee -- 4. Understanding change: Evolution from international claims commissions to investment treaty arbitration / Heather L. Bray -- 5. History and international law: Method and mechanism--empire and 'usual' rupture / Kate Miles -- 6. The challenges of history in international investment law: A view from legal theory / Jörg Kammerhofer -- 7. Resolving challenges to historical research: Developing a project to define fair and equitable treatment / Mona Pinchis-Paulsen -- 8. The evolution of contractual protection in international law: Accessing diplomatic archives, discovering diplomatic practice, and constructing diplomatic history / Jean Ho -- 9. The gust of wind: The unknown role of Sir Elihu Lauterpacht in the drafting of the Abs-Shawcross Draft Convention / Yuliya Chernykh -- 10. Enriching law with political history: A case study on the creation of the ICSID Convention / Taylor St. John -- 11. A genealogy of censurable conduct: Antecedents for an international minimum standard of investor conduct / Muin Boase
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