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A History of International Law in Italy

Giulio Bartolini


This volume critically reassesses the history of international law studies in the Italian context. It aims to address such basic questions as: How have such studies been driven by the convergence of global dynamics and context-dependent solutions based on local features, through a constant process of attrition and cross-fertilization? To what extent have historical and political turning points had an influence on such studies, scholars being part of broader academic or public debates or even active participants as legal advisers or politicians? Was international law used—or misused—by relevant ... More

Keywords: history of international law, legal theory, comparative international law, doctrines of international law, modern history, Italy

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Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198842934
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198842934.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Giulio Bartolini, editor
Associate Professor of International Law, University of Roma Tre

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Part I Introduction

Part II The Development of International Law Scholarship in Italy

Part III Key Historical and Political Events and Their Impact on the Italian Scholarship of International Law

13 The “Roman Question”

Tommaso Di Ruzza

Part IV Conclusions

End Matter