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Collective Security : An Inaugural Lecture, Paperback / softback Book

Collective Security : An Inaugural Lecture Paperback / softback


Originally published in 1936, this book presents the content of an inaugural lecture delivered by the renowned British legal expert Arnold McNair (1885-1975), upon taking up the position of Whewell Professor of International Law at Cambridge.

McNair was also a judge of the International Court of Justice and was the first President of the European Court of Human Rights.

The text presents a discussion of the role of collective security and 'the true place of force in a system of international law'.

This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in legal history, international relations and the works of McNair.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 44 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: International relations
  • ISBN: 9781316612774


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