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Research Handbook on the Theory and History of International Law by Alexander Orakhelashvili

Birmingham Law School’s Dr Alexander Orakhelashvili has published the second edition of Research Handbook on the Theory and History of International Law.

This updated and revised second edition of the pioneering research handbook, published by Edward Elgar, features contributions from renowned experts including Birmingham's own Professor Robert Cryer.

It provides a comprehensive scholarly framework for analyzing the theory and history of international law. Including an array of legal and interdisciplinary analyses, it focuses on those theories and developments that illuminate the central and timeless basic concepts and categories of the international legal system, highlighting the interdependency of various aspects of theory and history and demonstrating the connections between theory and practice.