The Creation of States in International Law

This study attempts to deal with the representative modern doctrine and practice in relation to the public international law of statehood and territorial status.

Crawford James, The Creation of States in International Law, Oxford University Press, 2006.

Since the development of the modern international system, statehood has been regarded as the paramount type of international personality. While this is no longer so, problems of definition of statehood occupy an important place in the structure of international law.

This study attempts to deal with the representative modern doctrine and practice in relation to the public international law of statehood and territorial status.

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