ARMAMENTS AND ARBITRATION, OR THE PLACE OF FORCE IN THE INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OF STATES
Item #: 874
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2004.
Subjects: INDIAN LAW (INDIA), INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, MILITARY LAW
A collection of influential essays, some originallypublished in The North American Review from 1911 to 1912,offer an examination of the factors involved in the use offorce vs. the use of law in international disputes. Mahanargues "that neither arbitration in the more specific formof judicial decision based upon a code of law, can alwaystake the place, either practically or beneficially, of theprocesses and results obtained by the free play of naturalforces" (Preface). With particular attention to maritimeforces and navies, he also discusses the role of sea powerin the Pacific, the Panama Canal, the Naval War College, andquestions whether Panama was "a chapter of nationaldishonor" (218).Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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