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Author Banu, Roxana, author

Title Nineteenth century perspectives on private international law / Roxana Banu
Edition First edition
Published Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 332 pages)
Series The history and theory of international law
History and theory of international law
Contents Cover; Series; Nineteenth-Century Perspectives on Private International Law; Copyright; Table of Contents; 1. Introduction; A. The Fault of History; B. The State, the Individual, and the Relationships; C. History and Theory; 1. The devil is in the details: refocusing PrIL historiography; 2. Texts and contexts; 3. Dialogues as entry points; 4. International themes within an international dialogue; 5. Time, people, places; 6. The dialogue between past and present; 2. Individual-​ and State-​Centered Perspectives in Nineteenth-​Century Private International Law; A. Introduction
2. Cavers-​Currie correspondenceE. Individual-​Centered Arguments Against Currie; 1. Fairness over comity; 2. Equity; 3. Disaggregating state interests; F. Conclusions; 6. Recognition, Rights, and Reasonable Expectations; A. Introduction; B. Breaking the Alleged Unity of the Vested Rights Theories to Make Space for Recognition; C. Individualistic Vested Rights Theories; 1. Friedrich Tittmann; 2. Friedrich Eichhorn; 3. Georg Friedrich Puchta; D. The State-​Centered Internationalist Perspective; 1. Rights of states; 2. Empty rights?; 3. Ethics, morality, and law
B. The First Two Giants of the Nineteenth Century1. Joseph Story; 2. Friedrich Karl von Savigny; C. Conflicts of Laws as Conflicts of Sovereignty; 1. Pasquale Mancini; 2. Antoine Pillet and Ernst Zitelmann; D. Josephus Jitta; E. Conclusions; 3. Individual-​ and State-​Centered Perspectives in Nineteenth-​Century Europe; A. Introduction; B. Savigny's Legacy; 1. The international community of states; 2. The seat of the legal relation; C. The Debate Among Universalists; D. Universalism Versus Particularism; E. Sovereignty and Vested Rights in Late Nineteenth-​Century English PrIL Scholarship
F. Conclusions4. Tracing the Relational Internationalist Perspective in Europe After the Second World War; A. Introduction; B. The Various Facets of Nationalism; C. The Post-​War Critique of Nationalism; D. Continental European Philosophical Debates in PrIL After the Second World War; 1. Henri Batiffol; 2. Gerhard Kegel; E. English PrIL Theory After the Second World War; 1. R.H. Graveson-​Judicial justice and vested rights; 2. B.A. Wortley-​The concept and the rights of man; 3. F.A. Mann-​Uniting PrIL and PublIL through the concept of international jurisdiction
F. Critique of the "Tendence Privatiste"1. Phocion Franceskakis; 2. Duco Kollewijn; a) Colonial law; b) Recasting Jitta's reconstruction of Savigny's theory; G. Conclusions; 5. Individual-​Centered and State-​Centered Internationalist Perspectives in American Private International Law Theory; A. Introduction; B. Beale's Vested Rights Theory; 1. Law and rights; 2. Legislative jurisdiction and the move to PublIL; C. The Realist School-​Cook and Lorenzen; 1. The critique of Beale's theory; 2. Critique against sovereignty, territoriality, and Story; D. Brainerd Currie; 1. David Cavers
Summary How has the early development of private international law affected contemporary practice? Through a broad contextual and historical analysis, Roxana Banu offers new interpretations of nineteenth century canonical writings in private international law, while also resurfacing crucial forgotten and marginalized perspectives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-324) and indexes
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 25, 2018)
Subject Conflict of laws
Conflict of laws.
LAW -- Essays.
LAW -- General Practice.
LAW -- Jurisprudence.
LAW -- Paralegals & Paralegalism.
LAW -- Practical Guides.
LAW -- Reference.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191860107 (ebook)
0192551744 (electronic bk.)
9780191860102 (ebook)
9780192551740 (electronic bk.)