Hugo Grotius on the Law of War and Peace 1625

Hugo Grotius (1583–1645) On the Law of War and Peace 1625

Hugo Grotius on the Law of War and Peace 1625
Hugo Grotius on the Law of War and Peace 1625

Continuous advancements in technology, communication, and transportation continue to draw the world’s nations and peoples closer together, emphasizing the importance of a functioning international legal system. The first foundations of international law appeared immediately after the fall of the Roman Empire in the fifth century, but official doctrines and theories did not arise until the early to mid-seventeenth century, following the devastation of the Thirty Years’ War.

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