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International law: origins & history: 1500-1640s

16th century context

Classic overview in print
Walker A history of the law of nations v. 1. From the earliest times to the peace of Wesphalia, 1648 (1899)  Internat 510 W185c

MPEPIL divides its into overview of the History of International Law into the following:

  • Basic Questions and Principles - an entry by Wolfgang Preiser
  • Ancient Times to 1648, by Wolfgang Preiser

Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648

The above is a subject search term in SOLO in its own right.