The law of nations, or, Principles of the law of nature, applied to the conduct and affairs of nations and sovereigns, with three early essays on the origin and nature of natural law and on luxury [electronic resource] / Emer de Vattel ; edited and with an introduction by Bela Kapossy and Richard Whatmore ; translated by Thomas Nugent.

Vattel, Emer de, 1714-1767.
Standardized Title:
Droit des gens. English
Indianapolis : Liberty Fund, 2008.
Natural Law Paper
Natural law and enlightenment classics
1 online resource (897 p.)
International law.
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""Emer de Vattel, The Law of Nations ""; ""Front Matter ""; ""Title Page ""; ""Copyright Details ""; ""Table of Contents, p. vii ""; ""Introduction, p. ix ""; ""A Note on the Texts, p. xxi ""; ""Acknowledgments, p. xxv ""; ""The Law of Nations ""; ""Preface, p. 5 ""; ""Contents, p. 21 ""; ""Preliminaries, p. 67 ""; ""Book I. Of Nations considered in themselves, p. 81 ""; ""Chapter I. Of Nations or Sovereign States, p. 81 ""; ""Chapter II. General Principles of the Duties of a Nation towards herself, p. 85 ""
""Chapter III. Of the Constitution of a STate, and the Duties and Rights of the Nation in this respect, p. 91 """"Chapter IV. Of the Sovereign, his Obligations, and his Rights, p. 96 ""; ""Chapter V. Of States Elective, Successive or Hereditary, and of those called Patrimonial, p. 113 ""; ""Chapter VI. Principal Objects of a good Government; and first to provide for the Necessities of the Nation, p. 126 ""; ""Chapter VII. Of the Cultivation of the Soil, p. 128 ""; ""Chapter VIII. Of Commerce, p. 131 ""
""Chapter IX. Of the Care of the Public Ways of Communication, and the Right of Toll, p. 139 """"Chapter X. Of Money and Exchange, p. 141 ""; ""Chapter XI. Second object of a good Government, - to procure the true Happiness of the Nation, p. 145 ""; ""Chapter XII. Of Piety and Religion, p. 155 ""; ""Chapter XIII. Of Justice and Polity, p. 185 ""; ""Chapter XIV. The third Object of a good Government - to fortify itself against external Attacks, p. 198 ""; ""Chapter XV. Of the Glory of a Nation, p. 203 ""
""Chapter XVI. Of the Protection sought by a Nation, and its voluntary Submission to a foreign Power, p. 207 """"Chapter XVII. How a Nation may separate itself from the State of which it is a Member, or renounce its Allegiance to its Sovereign when it is not protected, p. 210 ""; ""Chapter XVIII. Of th eEstablishment of a nation in a Country, p. 213 ""; ""Chapter XIX. Of our Native Country, and several Things that relate to it, p. 217 ""; ""Chapter XX. Of public, common, and private Property, p. 228 ""
""Chapter XXI. Of the Alienation of the public Property, or the Domain, and that or a Part of the State, p. 237 """"Chapter XXII. Of Rivers, Streams, and Lakes, p. 242 ""; ""Chapter XXIII. Of the Sea, p. 249 ""; ""Book II: Of a Nation considered in its Relations to others ""; ""Chapter I. Of the Common Duties of a Nation towards others, or of the Offices of Humanity between Nations, p. 259 ""; ""Chapter II. Of the Mutual Commerce between Nations, p. 273 ""; ""Chapter III. Of the Dignity and Equality of Nations, - of Titles, - and other Marks of Honour, p. 281 ""
""Chapter IV. Of the Right to Security, and the Effects of the Sovereignty and Independence of nations, p. 288 ""
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 813-830) and index.
Kapossy, Bela, 1965-
Whatmore, Richard.
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