BRIERLY THE LAW OF NATIONS PDF

James Leslie Brierly. This concise book is an introduction to the role of international law in international relations. Written for lawyers and non-lawyers alike, the book first appeared in and attracted a wide readership. This new edition builds on Brierly's scholarship and his idea that law must serve a social purpose. Previous editions of The Law of Nations have been the standard introduction to international law for decades, and are widely popular in many different countries due to the simplicity and brevity of the prose style.

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Written for lawyers and non-lawyers alike, the book first appeared in and attracted a wide readership.

This new edition builds on Brierly's scholarship and his idea that law must serve a social purpose. Previous editions of The Law of Nations have been the standard introduction to international law for decades, and are widely popular in many different countries due to the simplicity and brevity of the prose style.

Providing a comprehensive overview of international law, this new version of the classic book retains the original qualities and is again essential reading for all those interested in learning what role the law plays in international affairs. The reader will find chapters on traditional and contemporary topics such as: the basis of international obligation, the role of the UN and the International Criminal Court, the emergence of new states, the acquisition of territory, the principles covering national jurisdiction and immunities, the law of treaties, the different ways of settling international disputes, and the rules on resort to force and the prohibition of aggression.

Since he has been teaching human rights law and public international law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. He is an academic associate member of Matrix Chambers in London.

Above all, it is distinguished among law books for its clarity and simplicity of expression This classic text has been rendered brilliantly up to date to create a readable and authoritative work of reference for general readers as well as lawyers and law students. If the chief qualities which made Brierly stand out were its straightforward and fluent prose, a balanced choice of topics discussed, and above the hopeful and humane - yet unfailingly sober - assessment of the role of international law in the world community by which the analysis was underlain, then these qualities have been admirably preserved and in fact honed to perfection.

Both student and hardened old-hand - and those in between - will find much in them that is challenging and memorable. This reflects the extraordinary abilities of both the original authors and the new editors. The books are also, as before, complementary and will continue to be found as close companions on the library bookshelf. Anyone coming new to international law who reads both will acquire a rounded picture of the modern role and rules of public international law. Each is highly recommended, indeed essential for any law library.

Given their competitive price, they are also suitable additions for any private collection of public international law books. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

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To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. Election Brierly's Law of Nations An Introduction to the Role of International Law in International Relations Seventh Edition Andrew Clapham The first new edition of this classic work in nearly fifty years Ideal introduction to international law for both students and those coming from other disciplines such as international relations Fully updated and revised, but Andrew Clapham has retained Brierly's distinctive and concise style Devoid of legal jargon, yet true to the language of law, it demystifies legal principles as they apply in international relations New to this Edition: New chapters on contemporary issues, such as the basis of international obligation, the role of the UN and the International Criminal Court, and the emergence of new states.

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