Minutes. Resolutions. Documents

Minutes. Resolutions. Documents

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...to this work, is already considerable and so well-known that we shall lose no time in their enumeration, except in a most general manner and along lines demonstrating not only the vast amout of material which they would supply to the work of codification in America, but also serving to establish the differences of foundation or form which the peculiarity of the history, the sociability or the geography of our Continent would impart to European or Universal Law. The most marked juridical fact in this respect is that of the form in which is manifested the vocation of the times according to the exposition of a jurist, and it is a form characterized by the tendency of all civilized countries to constitute themselves into and maintain themselves in the state of international unions, so that the contracting parties - submit themselves to a uniform regime, as regards the point of view from which certain matters ought to be looked at, or as regards the point of view of the organization and working of certain public services -. If it be true that great Unions have sucessfully been constituted in favour of the protection of certain special rights, such as industrial property or author's rights, or for the protection of services such as railways, posts and telegraphs, it is also true that in the matter of Private International Law such general Unions have been in Europe and continue to be of a slow and painful evolution. The history of the efforts of Italy to convoke a general Congress with that objedt from i80i to i885, is sufficient to measure to what point the traditions and the interests accumulated throughout the centuries in ancient communities constitute a resisting force against the currents of the new spirit or the new forms of common law...show more

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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236489802
  • 9781236489807