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    Title to Territory (The Library of Essays in International Law) (Hardback) By (author) Malcolm N. Shaw

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    DescriptionThe question of territory has always been central to the international legal system. It constitutes the core of the definition of the state, and the state remains the primary element in international law. As such it is tied to the issue of jurisdiction and the extent of the power exercisable by the state. It is also central to the organisation of the international order, for a state-based world community requires rules by which to determine how territory may be allocated to states and the sanctions that may be applied for violation of territorial integrity. Further, as states appear, disappear and re-emerge in a different guise, principles as to the determination of boundaries become critical. The Former Yugoslavia is the most prominent example of this in modern times. This volume consists of numerous important essays describing the role of territory in international law and how the international legal system accepts and regulates the apportionment of territory between states, and regulates boundary questions. The volume is prefaced by a wide-ranging introduction which lays out the essence of the modern law in this critically important area of international law.

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    Title to Territory
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    By (author) Malcolm N. Shaw
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    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 500
    Width: 169 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 51 mm
    Weight: 1,134 g
    ISBN 13: 9781840144635
    ISBN 10: 1840144637

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAW
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
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    BIC subject category V2: HBTQ, HBTR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S5.2
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    B&T General Subject: 490
    BISAC V2.8: LAW051000
    BIC subject category V2: LBBJ
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    DC22: 341.42, 341.4/2
    LC classification: KZ3670 .T58 2005
    Thema V1.0: NHTR, NHTQ, LBBJ
    Ashgate Publishing Group
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    Ashgate Publishing Limited
    Publication date
    01 October 2005
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    Author Information
    Professor Malcolm N. Shaw QC is the Sir Robert Jennings Professor of International Law at the University of Leicester, and a Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Research Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge during 2005. He is also a practising barrister with extensive experience in advising on questions of territorial disputes in International Law.
    Table of contents
    Introduction: The international law of territory: an overview; Law And Territory in The International System: M.N. Shaw (1982), Territory in international law; Donald W. Greig (1988), Sovereignty, territory and the international lawyer's dilemma; Historical Development: Friedrich August Freiherr von der Heydte (1935), Discovery, symbolic annexation and virtual effectiveness in international law; J.A. Andrews (1978), The concept of statehood and the acquisition of territory in the nineteenth century; Modes Of Acquisition: A.L.W. Munkman (1972-3), Adjudication and adjustment - international judicial decision and the settlement of territorial and boundary disputes; Georg Schwarzenberger (1957), Title to territory: response to a challenge; J.G. Starke (1965-6), The acquisition of title to territory by newly emerged states; D.H.N. Johnson (1950), Acquisitive prescription in international law; Kaiyan Homi Kaikobad (1984), Some observations on the doctrine of continuity and finality of boundaries; T.O. Elias (1980), The doctrine of intertemporal law; I.C. MacGibbon (1954), The scope of acquiescence in international law; Force And Territorial Title: Stephen M. Schwebel (1970), What weight to conquest?; Maps: Guenter Weissberg (1963), Maps as evidence in international boundary disputes: a reappraisal; Self-Determination And Territorial Integrity: S.K.N. Blay (1986), Self-determination versus territorial integrity in decolonization; Stephen R. Ratner (1996), Drawing a better line: Uti Possidetis and the borders of new states; Malcolm N. Shaw (1997), Peoples, territorialism and boundaries; Name Index.