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War, the State and International Law in Seventeenth-Century Europe.

By: Asbach, Olaf, Prof Dr.
Contributor(s): Schröder, Peter, Dr.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2013Description: 1 online resource (288 p.).ISBN: 9780754694175.Subject(s): Europe -- Politics and government -- 17th century | International law -- History -- 17th century | International relations -- History -- 17th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: War, the State and International Law in Seventeenth-Century EuropeDDC classification: 327.4009/032 | 327.4'009032 LOC classification: JZ1330JZ1330.W37 2009Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements; Part I Introduction; 1 War, the State and International Law in Seventeenth-Century Europe; Part II Modern State and War - An Internal Nexus?; 2 Wars of States or Wars of State-Formation?; 3 Revisiting the "War-Makes-States" Thesis: War, Taxation and Social Property Relations in Early Modern Europe; Part III Modern Law of Nations - from Spanish Scholastics to Grotius; 4 The Law of Nations and the Doctrine of Terra Nullius
5 Taming the Fox and the Lion - Some Aspects of the Sixteenth-Century's Debate on Inter-State Relations6 War, Diplomacy and the Ethics of Self-Constraint in the Age of Grotius; 7 Liquefied Sanctity: Grotius and the Promise of Global Law; Part IV State and International Relations - from Machiavelli to Hobbes; 8 The Anatomy of Power in International Relations: The Doctrine of Reason of State as a "Realistic" Impact; 9 Security as A Norm in Hobbes's Theory of War: A Critique of Schmitt's Interpretation of Hobbes's Approach to International Relations
10 Hobbes on the Concepts of the State and Political SovereigntyPart V War and State in the Expanding European State System; 11 Peace Impossible?: The Holy Roman Empire and the European State System in the Seventeenth Century; 12 Hegemon History: Pufendorf's Shifting Perspectives on France and French Power; 13 Colonial Design in European International Law of the Seventeenth Century; Part VI Conclusions and Perspectives; 14 Dynamics of Conflict and Illusions of Law: Making War and Thinking Peace in the Modern International System; Index
Summary: Exploring the history and theories of political thought of international relations in the seventeenth century, this volume addresses one of the great paradoxes of post-medieval Europe: why instead of bringing peace to a disorganised and violent world, modernity instead produced a seemingly endless string of conflicts and social upheavals?Bringing together political scientists, philosophers, historians of political thought, jurists and scholars of international relations, the collection offers a sophisticated and fresh account of the interactions of law, conflict and the nation state in an earl
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements; Part I Introduction; 1 War, the State and International Law in Seventeenth-Century Europe; Part II Modern State and War - An Internal Nexus?; 2 Wars of States or Wars of State-Formation?; 3 Revisiting the "War-Makes-States" Thesis: War, Taxation and Social Property Relations in Early Modern Europe; Part III Modern Law of Nations - from Spanish Scholastics to Grotius; 4 The Law of Nations and the Doctrine of Terra Nullius

5 Taming the Fox and the Lion - Some Aspects of the Sixteenth-Century's Debate on Inter-State Relations6 War, Diplomacy and the Ethics of Self-Constraint in the Age of Grotius; 7 Liquefied Sanctity: Grotius and the Promise of Global Law; Part IV State and International Relations - from Machiavelli to Hobbes; 8 The Anatomy of Power in International Relations: The Doctrine of Reason of State as a "Realistic" Impact; 9 Security as A Norm in Hobbes's Theory of War: A Critique of Schmitt's Interpretation of Hobbes's Approach to International Relations

10 Hobbes on the Concepts of the State and Political SovereigntyPart V War and State in the Expanding European State System; 11 Peace Impossible?: The Holy Roman Empire and the European State System in the Seventeenth Century; 12 Hegemon History: Pufendorf's Shifting Perspectives on France and French Power; 13 Colonial Design in European International Law of the Seventeenth Century; Part VI Conclusions and Perspectives; 14 Dynamics of Conflict and Illusions of Law: Making War and Thinking Peace in the Modern International System; Index

Exploring the history and theories of political thought of international relations in the seventeenth century, this volume addresses one of the great paradoxes of post-medieval Europe: why instead of bringing peace to a disorganised and violent world, modernity instead produced a seemingly endless string of conflicts and social upheavals?Bringing together political scientists, philosophers, historians of political thought, jurists and scholars of international relations, the collection offers a sophisticated and fresh account of the interactions of law, conflict and the nation state in an earl

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