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Crafting the International Order: Practitioners and Practices of International Law since c.1800

Marcus M. Payk and Kim Christian Priemel


Lawyers make politics, and international lawyers make international politics. Yet despite there being a few prominent judges and academic stars, the roles which jurists play as practitioners of international politics is often underappreciated or their juristic personas take a backseat to those of the politician and the diplomat. This volume sheds light on how lawyers over the past 300 years have made sense of, engaged in, and shaped international politics. Individual chapters show how politicians and administrators, diplomats and military men conceived of and considered their tasks in legal te ... More

Keywords: international law, lawyers, jurists, international relations, treaty making, international courts, diplomacy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780198863830
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198863830.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marcus M. Payk, editor
Professor of Modern History, Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg

Kim Christian Priemel, editor
Professor of Contemporary European History, University of Oslo

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