III Regions, VI Europe, 27 From the Congress of Vienna to the Paris Peace Treaties of 1919
Edited By: Bardo Fassbender, Anne Peters
- 1815 to World War I — Peace treaties — International organizations — Sources, foundations and principles of international law — Arbitration
The beginning and the end of the era this chapter deals with are marked by two famous congresses and their subsequent treaties, the localities of which have become their synonyms: Vienna in 1815 and Paris in 1919. In between, numerous smaller gatherings happened in Europe, which dealt with now-forgotten treaties, few wars, and major interventions; Europe externalized its conflicts. International law doctrine developed remarkably. It was the period which has often been regarded as the one in which European jurisprudence had reached its zenith and German lawyers...