The current interests of European Princes by Jean Rousset de Missy (1733): Territory, sovereignty and practical legal argumentation

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Abstract

Summary of my paper presented at the International Days of the Society for Legal and Institutional History of Flanders, Picardy and Wallonia (Arras: Citadelle Vauban/Université d'Artois, May 2018: The construction and deconstruction of territories, from Antiquity to Brexit). Jean Rousset de Missy's two-volume work on quarrels between European princes and polities is discussed, taking the diplomatic context after the Peace of Utrecht into account.
Translated title of the contributionThe current interests of European Princes by Jean Rousset de Missy (1733): Territory, sovereignty and practical legal argumentation
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)198-202
Number of pages5
JournalRevue du Nord
Volume101
Issue number429
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2019

Keywords

  • Legal history
  • history of international law
  • diplomacy
  • European history

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