Category Archives: The Sea

Albion’s Fatal Tree

Hay, Douglas et al. 1975. Albion’s Fatal Tree: Crime and Society in Eighteenth-Century England. New York: Pantheon Books. In the preface of Albion’s Fatal Tree the authors explain that their main concern is the law in eighteenth century England as … Continue reading

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Nomos of the Earth

Schmitt, Carl. 2006. The Nomos of the Earth in the International Law of the Jus Publicum Europaeum. New York: Telos Press Publishing. Carl Schmitt’s Nomos of the Earth could be called legal genealogy of the territorial spatial ordering of the … Continue reading

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