Macalister-Smith, Peter and Joachim Schwietzke. World War One in Global History 1914 to 1924: A Brief Calendar of State Practice. lxv, 422 pp. Clark, NJ: Talbot Publishing (an imprint of The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.), 2018. ISBN-13: 978-1-61619-577-9. ISBN-10: 1-61619-577-0. Hardcover. New. $85. * World War One in Global History 1914 to 1924: A Brief Calendar of State Practice is a chronicle of official transactions in diplomacy, international law and international relations combined with documentary excerpts and explanatory references. The Calendar offers an unrivalled repertory of 500 acts and instruments adopted by the belligerent and neutral parties worldwide during the war and in the aftermath of conflict, and includes 321 extracts reproduced from the documents cited. The book is a compendium of practice and sources intended for study, research and ready reference. A key to decisive events from global history comprising several kinds of distinctive information, the Calendar provides a baseline survey of domestic and international public acts that preceded, accompanied and followed the armed conflict, established the League of Nations organization with related institutions, and inaugurated the present era of world order and disorder. The work includes comprehensive tables and an extensive index. Joachim Schwietzke is Library Director emeritus at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, Germany. Peter Macalister-Smith is a member of the editorial board of JUS GENTIUM, Journal of International Legal History, published by Talbot Publishing.
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