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SECRET TREATIES OF HISTORY

Grosek, Edward


Item #: 60317

ISBN: 9780837732350
Pages: xiv, 445 pp.
Published: Getzville; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2007.

Subjects: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, INTERNATIONAL LAW

The Secret Treaties of History, 2nd ed. is the first generalindex for locating the texts of treaties that nationsentered into secretly. Chapter 1 lists and explains 970secret treaties made from 499 AD to 2005 among more than 110nations and political entities. Each entry on the listprovides the treaty's title, its contracting states, thecity and date of signature, a citation to at least onesource of text and/or credible information, and anannotation for its background or content. Chapter 2 is aguide to the sources of the texts of the secret treaties,many of which are books that are rare and unfamiliar to theaverage librarian. Each source is given a full bibliographicdescription plus an annotation for exploiting the source.Chapter 3 is "Where to Search for Treaties that were Signedbefore 1648."

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