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By Andrew Fitzmaurice

ISBN-10: 1107076498

ISBN-13: 9781107076495

ISBN-10: 1107433665

ISBN-13: 9781107433663

This publication analyses the legislation that formed smooth ecu empires from medieval instances to the 20 th century. Its geographical scope is worldwide, together with the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and the Poles. Andrew Fitzmaurice focuses upon using the legislation of career to justify and critique the appropriation of territory. He examines either discussions of profession by way of theologians, philosophers and jurists, in addition to its program by way of colonial publicists and settlers themselves. starting with the medieval revival of Roman legislation, this research finds the evolution of arguments in regards to the correct to occupy throughout the institution of Salamanca, the root of yankee colonies, seventeenth-century typical legislation theories, Enlightenment philosophers, eighteenth-century American colonies and the recent American republic, writings of nineteenth-century jurists, debates over the carve up of Africa, twentieth-century discussions of the prestige of Polar territories, and the interval of decolonisation.

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