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The Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law edited by Fassbender, Bardo; Peters, Anne (1st October 2012)

I Actors, 6 International Arbitration and Courts

Cornelis G Roelofsen

From: The Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law

Edited By: Bardo Fassbender, Anne Peters

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 16 November 2019

Subject(s):
Arbitration — Arbitral rules — Arbitral tribunals — 1815 to World War I — World War I to World War II
The title of this chapter promises an account of the role of arbitration and adjudication in international relations. That is indeed what the reader will find here but it is fair to add a warning that this is not a straightforward tale, such as is to be found in Jan HW Verzijl's and Wilhelm G Grewe's grand histories. 1 Verzijl rather stresses continuity as does Karl-Heinz Ziegler. They present arbitration/adjudication as an institution linking medieval, early modern, and modern/contemporary times. This is often done in popular presentations of the subject too....
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