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International Law and the Use of Force by States

Ian Brownlie


The author of this book has confined himself to the pursuit, on historic lines, of an estimation of the extent of legal prohibition of the use of force by states. He includes the deliberations and findings of political organs of the League of Nations and the United Nations, as well as a study of the quality of prohibition of force, making some indication of relevant corollaries.

Keywords: prohibition, force, states, League of Nations, United Nations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1963 Print ISBN-13: 9780198251583
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198251583.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ian Brownlie, author
University of Oxford, and Fellow of All Souls College

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