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Ius publicum Europaeum (European public law)
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1. The concept

In the modern history of international law, the term ius publicum Europaeum (“European public law”) denotes the legal order of the states of Europe from the Peace of Westphalia (1648) until well into the 19th century, especially the international law governing relations between them [30]; [31]; [33]. The 18th- an…

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Steiger, Heinhard, “Ius publicum Europaeum (European public law)”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_021554>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20190124



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