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The law of nations in political thought

a critical survey from Vitoria to Hegel

by Charles Covell

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International law -- Political aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCharles Covell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKZ1250 .C68 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23202727M
    ISBN 101403938237
    ISBN 109781403938237
    LC Control Number2009013646

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