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Hugo Grotius and International Relations$
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Hedley Bull, Benedict Kingsbury, and Adam Roberts

Print publication date: 1992

Print ISBN-13: 9780198277712

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198277717.001.0001

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Introduction: Grotian Thought in International Relations

Introduction: Grotian Thought in International Relations

(p.1) 1 Introduction: Grotian Thought in International Relations
Hugo Grotius and International Relations

Benedict Kingsbury (Contributor Webpage)

Adam Roberts

Oxford University Press

This exposition of the main themes of the book considers the significance of De Jure Belli ac Pacis; the concept of ‘international society’ in the Grotian tradition; the place of war in international society; law as an institution of international society; the enforcement of international law against third states; the place of the non‐European world in Grotian thought; the universality of international society and international law; and the Grotian tradition in international relations.

Keywords:   enforcement of international law, Grotian tradition, international society, universality of international society

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