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TREATISE ON PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW, WITH PRINCIPAL REFERENCE TO ITS PRACTICE IN ENGLAND

Westlake, John; Topham, Frank Alfred


Item #: 65572

Pages: xxxiv, 470 pp.
Published: OE; James Wallis; Reprinted in 2008.

Subjects: INTERNATIONAL LAW, UNITED KINGDOM

Reprint of the fifth and last edition. In Holdworth'sestimation, this study, first published in 1858, "has had alarge influence on the later development of the subject. Itowes the qualities which have given it this influence to thefact that Westlake combined his knowledge of the civilianswith that of an English lawyer. He was able to use thetechnical learning of continental jurists, and to apply itwith discrimination in the very different technicalatmosphere of English law" (History of English Law XV:314).One of the field's greatest scholars, Westlake was WhewellProfessor of International Law at Cambridge, a foundingeditor of the Revue de Droit International et de LegislationComparee and a founding member of the Institut de DroitInternational. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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