Comprehensive Discussion of the Use of U.N. Forces Bowett, D.W. United Nations Forces: A Legal Study of United Nations Practice. Foreword by Lord McNair, QC. Originally published: New York: Frederick A. Praeger, . xiii (vii-x new Foreword, xi-xiii new preface), xxiv, 579 pp. Reprinted 2008 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. With a new preface by H.E. Judge Rosalyn Higgins, President, International Court of Justice. ISBN-13: 9781584777151. ISBN-10: 158477715X. Hardcover. New. $49.95 * A title in the Foundations of the Laws of War series, Joseph Perkovich, General Editor. Bowett's pathbreaking treatise offers a comprehensive historical and prescriptive discussion of the use of U.N. forces in the maintenance of international peace and security. The author, Emeritus Whewell Professor of International Law in the University of Cambridge, was assisted in this study by Judge Rosalyn Higgins, current President of the International Court of Justice, J.G. Collier of King's College, London and Professor Louis B. Sohn of Harvard Law School. "This is a most impressive work based on considerable research as well as on the author's first-hand experience in the United Nations, and marked with a rare insight into the problems currently facing the international community.": B.K. Spitz, South African Law Journal 82 (1965) 270.
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