The First English Treatise to Draw on American Decisions and Treatises Hazlitt, William, and Henry Philip Roche. A Manual of the Law of Maritime Warfare, Embodying the Decisions of Lord Stowell and Other English Judges, and of the American Courts, and the Opinions of the Most Eminent Jurists: With an Appendix of the Official Documents and Correspondence in Relation to the Present War. Originally published: London: V. & R. Stevens and G.S. Norton, 1854. XXVI, (V-XVI General Editor's Foreword, XVII-XXVI introduction), xvi, 457 pp. Reprinted 2009 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. With a new introduction by William E. Butler, John Edward Fowler Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Vinogradoff Institute at the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law and Emeritus Professor of Comparative Law at University College London; Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. ISBN-13: 9781584776604; ISBN-10: 1584776609. Hardcover. New. $35. * A title in the Lawbook Exchange series Foundations of the Laws of War, Joseph Perkovich, General Editor. Written to fulfill a need created by the Crimean War, this book summarizes the principal topics relating to maritime warfare. Beyond its utility as a guide to this area as interpreted by an agent of the leading naval power of the nineteenth century, it is historically significant because it is the first English treatise to draw on American court decisions and the writings of James Kent and Henry Wheaton.
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