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Constraints on the waging of war: an introduction to international humanitarian law

06-09-2011 Publication Ref. 0793 Frits Kalshoven, Liesbeth Zegveld

This fully revised fourth edition of Constraints on the waging of war considers the development of the principal rules of international humanitarian law from their origins to the present day. It particularly focuses on the rules governing weapons, and the legal instruments through which respect for the law can be enforced. Combining theory and actual practice, this book appeals to specialists as well as to students turning to the subject for the first time.


  • Author(s): Frits Kalshoven, Liesbeth Zegveld
  • Copyright: ICRC / Cambridge University Press
  • Release year: 2011
  • Edition: 4th edition
  • Languages available: English, Spanish: 3rd edition*
  • Type of product: Book
  • Price: CHF 30.-
  • Reference: 0793

321 pp., 16 x 23 cm

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