Teaching the Law of Nations in King Leopold’s Foreign Office: Léon Arendt’s Droit des gens-course (1903)

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Abstract

This contribution discusses Léon Arendt's handwritten course "Le droit des gens" (175 pages), kept at the Belgian State Archives. A first section discusses the context (the Belgian diplomatic elite and its legal training). Next, the second section treats the introduction to the course and his treatment of neutrality.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLaw(s) and International Relations
Subtitle of host publicationActors, institutions and comparative legislations
EditorsRaphaël Cahen, Sara Kimble
Place of PublicationParis
PublisherPedone
Chapter7
Pages161-190
Number of pages30
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 23 Oct 2023

Publication series

NameHistoire de la Diplomatie
PublisherPedone

Keywords

  • legal history
  • history of international law
  • diplomacy
  • Belgian history

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