The Laws of War

Constraints on Warfare in the Western World
Editor(s): 
Howard, Michael
Editor(s): 
Andreopoulos, George J.
Editor(s): 
Shulman, Mark R.
ISBN: 
0300070624
Date published: 
January 1997
Paperback
Price: 
£11.95
Pages: 
311

This book explores not only the formal constraints on the conduct of war throughout Western history but also the unwritten conventions about what is permissible in the course of military operations. Michael Howard is Regius Professor of Modern History Emeritus, Oxford, and Robert A. Lovett Professor of Military and Naval History Emeritus, Yale University. George J. Andreopoulos is lecturer in history at Yale University and former Associate Director of Yale's Orville Schell Center for International Human Rights. Mark R. Shulman is former lecturer in history at Yale University.