Legal history library ; 30/13. International Law E-Books Online, Collection 2019, ISBN ; 9789004390843.
This publication presents a comprehensive review of the life and intellectual legacy of the Dutch Nobel Peace laureate and father of the Hague tradition of international law. It is the first research study based on a wealth of recently disclosed private and family files, and deepens and modifies all earlier evaluations. It enlarges on Asser's achievements as legal practitioner, university don, pioneer of private international law, diplomat and arbitrator, and State Councillor. It discusses his durable impact as founder of international law bodies and institutions. It likewise highlights the impressive Asser family tradition that exemplifies 19th-century Jewish emancipation in Amsterdam, addresses Asser's youth and student years, his role as family man and the impact of personal drama on his career. Detailed Table of Contents . Layout of the Book .
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Front Matter Introductory Note 'Of Inconspicuous, if Honest Lineage': The Asser Family 'Le Monde marche!': Tobias Asser, The Early Years (1838-1860) 'The Thread of Ariadne': A Career and a Life in the Making 'On Mercury's Wings': The Law of Commerce 'A Scaffolding of Fictions': The Organization of International Law 'The Brain's Rack': Private International Law Vers L' Union Judiciaire: The Four Hague Conferences on Private International Law (1893-1904) 'The Learned Guide of the Nation': The Counsellor Illustrations 'Surtout pas de zèle!': The International Delegate 'The Hundred Chosen': The First Hague Peace Conference (1899) 'The Beacons of a New Era': The Years up to 1907 'Le Parlement de l' Humanité': The Second Hague Peace Conference (1907) Public Honours and Private Grief: The Family Man 'The Mark of His Master hand': The Concluding Conferences Young at Heart: The Final Chord Illustrations Back Matter.
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Print version: T.M.C. Asser (1838-1913) (2 vols.): "In Quest of Liberty, Justice, and Peace" Leiden, Boston : Brill | Nijhoff, ,