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The Hague Peace Conferences
And Other International Conferences Concerning the Laws and Usages of War

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  • Date Published: August 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107418875

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  • Originally published in 1909, this book contains the English text of a wide variety of international conferences on the rules of war. Pearce Higgins also supplies commentaries on the various documents. For conferences also held in Francophone countries, the French text of the resolutions is presented on the facing page. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in legal history and the history of international treaties before WWI.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: August 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107418875
    • length: 648 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 156 x 36 mm
    • weight: 0.98kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of cases cited
    Declaration of Paris
    Declaration of St Petersburg
    Draft of additional articles (Geneva) 1868
    Geneva Convention 1906
    The Peace Conference of 1899
    The Second Peace Conference of 1907
    Final acts of the International Peace Conferences
    1. Conventions for the pacific settlement of international disputes 1899 and 1907
    2. Convention respecting the limitation of the employment of force for the recovery of contract debts
    3. Convention relative to the commencement of hostilities
    4. Conventions concerning the laws and customs of war on land (1899 and 1907)
    The Brussels Draft Declaration 1984
    5. Convention respecting the rights and duties of neutral powers and persons in war on land
    6. Convention relative to the status of enemy merchant-ships at the outbreak of hostilities
    7. Convention relative to the conversion of merchant-ships into war-ships
    8. Convention relative to the laying of automatic submarine contact mines
    9. Convention respecting bombardment by naval forces in time of war
    10. Conventions for the adaptation of the principles of the Geneva Convention to maritime war (1899 and 1907)
    Convention relating to hospital ships of 21 December, 1904
    11. Convention relative to certain restrictions on the exercise of the right of capture in maritime war
    12. Convention relative to the establishment of an International Prize Court
    13. Convention respecting the rights and duties of neutral powers in maritime war
    Declaration II (1899) prohibiting the use of asphyxiating gases
    Declaration III (1899) prohibiting the use of bullets with a hard envelope
    Draft convention relative to the creation of a judicial arbitration court
    The results of the Second peace Conference
    List of signatory powers of the conventions of the First Peace Conference
    List of signatory powers of the conventions of the Second Peace Conference
    Final protocol of the London Naval Conference
    Declaration of London
    General report presented to the Naval Conference on behalf of the Drafting Committee
    Appendix. Instructions of British delegates to the Second Peace Conference
    Addenda and errata

  • Author

    A. Pearce Higgins

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