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Grotius, Hugo (1583-1645)
De jure belli ac pacis libri tres.
Amstelodami : Apud Viduam Abrahami Someren, 1701.
Editio novissima.

Image from Grotius' De jure belli ac pacis libri tres

Hugo Grotius (Huig de Groot, 1573-1645) a major jurisprudentialist and theologian. De jure belli ac pacis was first published in Paris, 1625 and thereafter became a much cited text on sovereignty, natural law and warfare. The work is now widely regarded as a foundational text in the history of international relations theory.

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