Category Archives: Air & Space

International Law and its Others

Institutional and political developments since the end of the Cold War have led to a revival of public interest in, and anxiety about, international law. Liberal international law is appealed to as offering a means of constraining power and as … Continue reading

Posted in Air & Space, Format, Philosophy, pdf | Leave a comment

Who Owns the Sky?: The Struggle to Control Airspace from the Wright Brothers On

In the summer of 1900, a zeppelin stayed aloft for a full eighteen minutes above Lake Constance and mankind found itself at the edge of a new world. Where many saw hope and the dawn of another era, one man … Continue reading

Posted in Air & Space, Format, Legal History, Property, pdf | Leave a comment

Peace Treaties and International Law in European History: From the Late Middle Ages to World War One

Specialists from every European country analyze peace treaty practice from the late fifteenth century to the 1919 Peace of Versailles in this collection. Emphasizing the doctrinal debate about peace treaties and the influence of older, Roman and medieval, concepts on … Continue reading

Posted in Air & Space, Format, pdf | Leave a comment

The Protection of Cultural Property in Armed Conflict (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law)

Charting in detail the evolution of the international rules on the protection of historic and artistic sites and objects from destruction and plunder in war, this 2006 book analyses in depth their many often-overlapping provisions. It serves as a comprehensive … Continue reading

Posted in Air & Space, Format, International Law, Nonfiction, pdf | Leave a comment

The Threat of Force in International Law (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law)

Threats of force are a common feature of international politics, advocated by some as an economical guarantee against the outbreak of war and condemned by others as a recipe for war. Article 2(4) of the United Nations Charter forbids states … Continue reading

Posted in Air & Space, Format, International Law, International Relations, Law, Nonfiction, pdf | Leave a comment

Making Treaties Work: Human Rights, Environment and Arms Control

There is an increasing focus on the need for national implementation of treaties. International law has traditionally left enforcement to the individual parties, but more and more treaties contain arrangements to induce States to comply with their commitments. Experts in … Continue reading

Posted in Air & Space, Format, International Law, Law, Procedures & Litigation, pdf | Leave a comment

The Milosevic Trial: Lessons for the Conduct of Complex International Criminal Proceedings

When Slobodan MiloŇ°evi? died in the United Nations Detention Unit in The Hague over four years after his trial had begun, many feared – and some hoped – that international criminal justice was experiencing some sort of death itself. Yet … Continue reading

Posted in Air & Space, Format, Legal History, Nonfiction, pdf | Leave a comment

International Law in Antiquity (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law)

This study of the origins of international law combines techniques of intellectual history and historiography to investigate the earliest developments of the law of nations. Containing up-to-date literature and archaeological evidence, it reevaluates the critical attributes of international law. David … Continue reading

Posted in Air & Space, Format, pdf | Leave a comment

Interpretation and Revision of International Boundary Decisions (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law)

This book seeks to examine a consistent theme occurring in judgements and awards given by international tribunals in the matter of boundary disputes, a theme which is predicated on finding some sort of difficulty in the implementation of those awards … Continue reading

Posted in Air & Space, Format, pdf | Leave a comment

New Dimensions in Privacy Law: International and Comparative Perspectives

The challenges faced by privacy laws in changing technological, commercial and social environments are considered in this broad-ranging examination of privacy law. The book encompasses three overlapping areas of analysis: privacy protection under the general law; legislative measures for data … Continue reading

Posted in Air & Space, Format, pdf | Leave a comment