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Constraints on the Waging of War

An Introduction to International Humanitarian Law

by Frits Kalshoven and Liesbeth Zegveld

Geneva, International Committee of the Red Cross
March 2001 (English); April 2005 (Spanish)

First published in English in 1987 and 1991, this third, expanded edition provides basic information about the origin, character, content and current problems of the body of law known traditionally as the law of war and, more recently, as “international humanitarian law applicable in armed conflict” or “humanitarian law.” According to Professor Kalshoven, an expanded edition of this volume was necessitated by two factors: the numerous and far-reaching developments in the field of international humanitarian law in the late 20th century, and the expansion of the scope of international humanitarian law incorporating human rights law and international criminal law. Read more. . . Library of Congress Call Number KZ6475 .K35 1987; OCLC Number 313441673 (English), OCLC Number 464640070 (Spanish)


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