"A Contribution of Value to the Study of Sovereignty" Mattern, Johannes. Concepts of State, Sovereignty and International Law. With Special Reference to the Juristic Conception of the State. Originally published: Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1928. xix, 200 pp. Reprinted 2008 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584779186; ISBN-10: 1584779187. Hardcover. New. $75. * Reprint of the sole edition. Mattern illuminates his subject through a rich historical survey ranging from Bodin and Hobbes to Laski, Kelsen and Willoughby. "Dr. Mattern's book is a contribution of value to the theory of sovereignty. (...) [He] has written a book which every student of the theory of sovereignty must read: it and Professor Hsiao's are the two most useful expositions of which the reviewer knows.": George E.G. Catlin, Cornell Law Quarterly 14 (1928-29) 409-411.
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