Friday, February 24, 2012

Symposium: Liberal Empire and International Law

The latest issue of the American Historical Review (Vol. 117, no. 1, February 2012) contains a symposium on "Liberal Empire and International Law." Contents include:
  • Greg Grandin, The Liberal Traditions in the Americas: Rights, Sovereignty, and the Origins of Liberal Multilateralism
  • Jennifer Pitts, Empire and Legal Universalisms in the Eighteenth Century
  • Andrew Fitzmaurice, Liberalism and Empire in Nineteenth-Century International Law
  • Anthony Pagden, Comment: Empire and Its Anxieties