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International Law

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Fully revised and updated to December 2002, Malcolm Shaw's bestselling textbook on international law is a clear, authoritative and comprehensive introduction to the subject. The fifth edition includes new material on Inter-state Courts and Tribunals, arbitration tribunals and the role of international institutions such as the WTO. It will remain an invaluable resource for ...more
Paperback, 1434 pages
Published October 13th 2003 by Cambridge University Press (first published September 1st 1991)
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Feb 24, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I read this book from cover to cover. Malcolm N. Shaw's International Law is a great manual, that is beyond doubt. His book is comprehensive, thorough and highly referenced (you will have trouble trying to find a page without footnotes proving every point or suggesting further bibliography). This is probably the best International Law textbook available in English language. It has some flaws, as one would expect to find in a book of this magnitude. When referring to cases, the author tends to be ...more
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probably the best textbook on international law. However, its a 1000+ page book on international law, so...

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Best International Law author and text in my opinion. His succinct explanations and the case law examples within,are like no other international Law text I've read before and after his book.
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this book is very good
Feb 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This new edition is absolutely excellent. Highly recommended. Covers all the essential topics from philosophical concerns (what is international law and how is it binding? what are the sources of it?), to international criminal law and various tribunals and human-rights concerns. An excellent resource for students and practitioners alike.
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Much easier read than I thought it would be
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One of the best and most easily accessible for University study
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