A History Of The Laws Of War Volume 1

Author: Alexander Gillespie
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1847318363
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In many regards, this part of the first volume is a series of 'less than ideal' pathways. This is because in an ideal world there would be no combatants because there would be no fighting.

A History Of The Laws Of War Volume 3

Author: Alexander Gillespie
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 184731841X
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This unique work of reference traces the origins of the modern laws of warfare from the earliest times to the present day.

A History Of The Laws Of War Volume 2

Author: Alexander Gillespie
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1847318401
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This book is accompanied by two other books, which deal with the customs and
laws of war with regards to civilians, combatants and captives. ... 2. progress,
Utopia and Warfare There are many philosophical discussions around the idea of
'progress'.1 These discussions are often linked to various forms of Utopian
thinking.2 i struggle to think of an appropriate figure for how many gallons of ink
have been expended in debates on this question, or suggestions of the correct
path to ...

Montesquieu And The Philosophy Of Natural Law

Author: Mark H. Waddicor
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401032386
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Such considerations did not weigh very heavily with those who fought wars in
Antiquity, for it was very common practice for prisoners of war to be enslaved,”
and the custom was sanctioned by the Corpus.” Grotius, too, accepted the ... 773
–5). Hence it is true to say that captives taken in war are, by the law of nature,
slaves, even though, by nature, no man is slave to another (ibid., vii, 1, pp. 820–1
). Pufendorf likewise accepted this origin of slavery (Dn., VI, iii, 5–6, vol. II, pp. 203
-4), so did ...

History Of The Negro Race In America From 1619 To 1880

Author: George Washington Williams
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According to ancient custom and law, slaves came as the bloody logic of war.
War between nations was of necessity international ; but while this truth had
stood through many centuries, the conversion of the Northern nations of Europe
into organized society greatly modified the old doctrine of slavery. Coming under
the enlightening influences of modern international law, war captives could not
be reduced to slavery.1 This doctrine was thoroughly understood, doubtless, in
the ...

Hague Yearbook Of International Law

Author: Hague Academy of International Law. Association of Attenders and Alumni
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff
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Hague Academy of International Law. ... For a long time the rulers of warring
States concluded agreements relating to care over injured and sick soldiers;
protection of the civilian population or release of prisoners of war from captivity. ...
Conflict, International Law Studies, vol. 59, Newport, Naval War College Press,
1979, p. 3. 7. H. Grotius, op. cit. supra n. 1, Book III, Chapter 4, p. 262. 8. G.P.
Noone, The History and Evolution of the Law of War Prior to World War II, 47
Naval Law Rev.

The Australian Year Book Of International Law

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C), containing this perceptive passage:22 "His Majesty ... in the ninth year of his
reign conquered the Kalingas; 150,000 persons were thence carried away
captive, 100,000 there slain, and many times that number perished. His Majesty
feels remorse ... Mouton, HW, History of the Laws and Customs of War up to the
Middle Ages, International Review of the Red Cross "English Supplement', vol XII
, October 1959, at 182-890 and November 1959, at 198-205. Such influences
provide a ...

Monash University Law Review

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Part B will set out the Court's findings in Hamdi and Rasul and identify references
to the Convention in the Court's reasoning. Part C will assess the role of
international law and the Convention in the jurisprudence of the Court. Part D will
discuss the usefulness of the 'enemy/unlawful combatant' classification. II PART A
concept of 'prisoner of war'10 was unknown and the defeated often became the
victor's ...

The Johns Hopkins University Studies In Historical And Political Science

Author: John Martin Vincent
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The number of Indian slaves seems to have gradually decreased from death,
intermarriage with negroes, and emancipation, though as Jate as May 1, 1690,
Gov. Leisler of New York met with the Commissioners of Massachusetts,
Plymouth, and Connecticut, and they all covenanted that in the contemplated
Indian war, "all plunder and captives (if any happen) shall be divided to the
officers and soldiers, according to the custom of War."1 Though the colonists
entertained no doubt of ...

Encyclopedia Britannica Volume 13

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Regardless of cause, it was not contrary to the law of nations to go to war. By
Vattel's time, the writers had become somewhat less preoccupied with war and
more disposed to expound and develop rules for the peaceful, day-to-day
relations of governments. The rights and duties of states in regard to territory and
persons, freedom of the seas, the usages of diplomatic intercourse, arbitration
and mediation got more attention. Plans were sketched to banish international
violence from ...