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Naval Weapons Systems and the Contemporary Law of War : Monographs International Law - James J. Busuttil

Naval Weapons Systems and the Contemporary Law of War

Monographs International Law

Hardcover Published: 1st October 1997
ISBN: 9780198265740
Number Of Pages: 272

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This book provides the first comprehensive critical analysis of the regulation of naval weapons during armed conflict. It examines the experience this century with the use of naval mines, submarines and anti-ship missiles, the three main naval weapons. The sources of international law relevant to an assessment of the law, that is the extant conventions, state practice, military manuals, war crimes prosecutions, and the opinions of publicists, are each extensively examined so that a clear picture of the law emerges. The book examines the impact of agreements drawn up in peacetime on wartime conduct and focuses on the growth of law through customary practice. While stating the law as it is today, it also provides suggestions for the practical development of the law.

Abbreviations Preface 1: Introduction 2: Naval Mines 3: Submarines 4: Anti-Ship Missiles 5: Conclusions Selected Bibliography

ISBN: 9780198265740
ISBN-10: 0198265743
Series: Monographs International Law
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st October 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.3 x 16.2  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.55