Territorial issues have historically assumed a central role in international relations. Despite considerations relating to, for example, human rights and economic and social cooperation, the territorially-based view of international law remains the fundamental model and is subscribed to by third world states. The acquisition of territory in Africa by the European powers in the nineteenth century involved the characterization of the status of the various African communities. They were accepted as holding title to their territory, but not apparently regarded as full subjects of international law. Cession was the primary technique used in the colonization of Africa. The present study analyses the colonial acquisition of African territory with particular reference to the evolution of the principles of self-determination and its impact upon the law relating to territory. The first full-length treatment of its subject, this book makes an important contribution to the understanding of one of the crucial areas of international law.
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'Here is a scholary work whose value certainly extends beyond its particular field of scholarship, namely international law. It is also an extremely valuable reference work into a contentious topic.' Land Use Policy
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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, USA, 1986. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0198253796
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 1986. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0198253796