The League of Nations and the Development of International Law A New Intellectual History of the Advisory Committee of Jurists
Transforming the Politics of International Law The Advisory Committee of Jurists and the Formation of the World Court in the League of Nations
Justice and International Law in Meiji Japan The María Luz Incident and the Dawn of Modernity
Socialism and Legal History The Histories and Historians of Law in Socialist East Central Europe
By P. Sean Morris
May 31, 2023
This volume examines the contributions to International Law of individual members of the Advisory Committee of Jurists in the League of Nations, and the broader national and discursive legal traditions of which they were representative. It adopts a biographical approach that complements existing ...
By P. Sean Morris
May 31, 2023
This volume examines the role of League of Nations committees, particularly the Advisory Committee of Jurists (ACJ) in shaping the statute of the Permanent Court of International Justice (PCIJ). The authors explore the contributions of individual jurists and unofficial members in shaping the League...
By Giorgio Fabio Colombo
February 10, 2023
This book carries out a comprehensive analysis of the María Luz incident, a truly significant episode in Japanese and world history, from a legal perspective. In July 1872, the María Luz, a barque flying the Peruvian flag, carried Chinese indentured servants from Macau to Peru. After the ship ...
By Nandini Boodia-Canoo
January 31, 2023
This book addresses historical issues of colonialism and race, which influenced the formation of multicultural society in Mauritius. During the 19th century, Mauritius was Britain’s prime sugar-producing colony, yet, unlike the West Indies, its history has remained significantly under-researched. ...
By Henry Kha
August 01, 2022
The book explores the rise of civil divorce in Victorian England, the subsequent operation of a fault system of divorce based solely on the ground of adultery, and the eventual piecemeal repeal of the Victorian-era divorce law during the Interwar years. The legal history of the Matrimonial Causes ...
By Paolo Caroli
June 10, 2022
This book presents a comprehensive analysis of the Italian experience of transitional justice examining how the crimes of Fascism and World War II have been dealt with from a comparative perspective. Applying an interdisciplinary and comparative methodology, the book offers a detailed ...
By Ville Erkkilä, Hans-Peter Haferkamp
May 30, 2022
This book focuses on the way in which legal historians and legal scientists used the past to legitimize, challenge, explain and familiarize the socialist legal orders, which were backed by dictatorial governments. The volume studies legal historians and legal histories written in Eastern European ...
By Noel Cox
May 06, 2022
This book examines the royal prerogative in terms of its theory, history and application today. The work explores the development of the royal prerogative through the evolution of imperial government, and more recent structural changes in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in the Commonwealth. While...