From International Law to Imperial Constitutions: The Problem of Quasi-Sovereignty, 1870–1900

@article{Benton2008FromIL,
  title={From International Law to Imperial Constitutions: The Problem of Quasi-Sovereignty, 1870–1900},
  author={L. Benton},
  journal={Law and History Review},
  year={2008},
  volume={26},
  pages={595-619}
}
  • L. Benton
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science
  • Law and History Review
  • The roots of the international legal order have often been traced to intertwining scholarly and political traditions dating back to the early seventeenth century, in particular to early writings in international law and the rise of the nation-state in Europe. Recent scholarship has attacked this narrative from many angles. One approach has been to reexamine early modern European politics and discourse, in particular questioning whether, for example, the publication of Grotius's writings, or the… CONTINUE READING
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