Humanizing the Laws of War: Selected Writings of Richard Baxter (BOK)

Richard Baxter

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This book celebrates the scholarship of Richard Baxter, former Judge of the International Court of Justice and former Professor of International Law at Harvard Law School. The volume brings together Professor Baxter's writings on the laws of war, on which he was one of the most influential scholars of the twentieth century. The collection of essays contained in this book once again makes his exceptional writings available to scholars and students in the field. His work remains timely and relevant to today's issues, and offers many analyses which have been borne out in subsequent years. It includes, amongst many wide-ranging topics within the laws of war, Baxter's studies of the Geneva Conventions, human rights in times of war, and the legal problems of international military command. Featuring a new introduction by Professor Detlev Vagts exploring the importance of Baxter's writings, and a Biographical Note by Judge Stephen Schwebel assessing Baxter's life, this book is essential reading for scholars and students of international humanitarian law.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Richard Baxter
Forlag
Oxford Primary/Secondary
ISBN 9780199680252
Antall sider 400 Dimensjoner 16,2cm x 23,6cm x 2,2cm
Vekt 592 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Charles Keever, Detlev Vagts, Stephen M. Schwebel, Theodor Meron Emner og form Legal history, War crimes, International humanitarian law, International human rights law