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
Chapter. 27652 words.
Subjects: International Relations
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