Essays on Some Disputed Questions in Modern

Essays on Some Disputed Questions in Modern : International Law (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Essays on Some Disputed Questions in Modern: International Law Expedition of 1882, refers in eulogistic terms to the ably planned and well executed operations whereby our fleet seized the Suez Canal. He then adds, The inference to Americans is Obvious, that the neutrality Of any canal joining the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans will be maintained, if at all, by the nation which can place and keep the strongest ships at each extremity. NO doubt the gallant Commander is right, so far as physical force is concerned; but, with regard to the legal aspect Of the case, I have contended that all the states interested in the canal must concur in its neutralization, before the status of neutrality can be conferred upon it. Here again my view receives con firmation from current authority; for I see in the news papers that the International Peace and Arbitration Conference, assembled at Berne early in the present month, resolved that a guarantee Of all the maritime powers was necessary in order to effect the neutralization of interoceanic canals. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 348 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 467g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243110758
  • 9780243110759