Making international law work by George W. Keeton

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Statementby George W. Keeton and Georg Schwartzenberger.
ContributionsSchwartzenberger, Georg.
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Pagination266p.
Number of Pages266
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It does not seek to give an account of the traditional - and untraditional - sources and theories of international law, but rather to identify the processes, participants and instruments employed in the making of international law.

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