And or with others: normative orders of nations in south and southeast Asia, c. 1500–1900 : [Rezension zu: Clara Kemme, Between Tribute and Treaty: Implementing the Law of Nations in South and Southeast Asia, c. 1500–1900 (Rechtsgeschichtliche Studien 75), Hamburg: Verlag Dr. Kovač 2017, 377 p., ISBN 978-3-8300-9493-7]

  • In the past 30 years, the end of the Cold War and the breakdown of the modernist frame of politics have promoted the historical turn of international law. A non-Eurocentric narrative of international law is needed not only to help it go beyond the geographical and conceptual self-justification, but also to open itself to other normative orders. This presents an intellectual and normative challenge to legal historians, who increasingly explore the normative dialogue and competition in interstitial areas, such as South and Southeast Asia in their existence between the Islamic, Sinocentric and European orders. It is this issue and this important era of globalisation that Clara Kemme’s book examines roughly over the period from 1500 to 1900, in particular how the key concepts of tribute and treaty were understood through diplomatic ideas and practices in South and SoutheastAsia, how the treaty system as a product of international law became global and why it prevailed over other systems of order (2). ...

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Author:Fupeng Li
Parent Title (Multiple languages):Rechtsgeschichte = Legal history
Publisher:Max-Planck-Inst. für Europäische Rechtsgeschichte
Place of publication:Frankfurt, M.
Contributor(s):Thomas Duve, Stefan Vogenauer
Document Type:Review
Year of Completion:2018
Year of first Publication:2018
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2019/10/07
Page Number:4
First Page:443
Last Page:445
Dieser Beitrag steht unter einer Creative Commons cc-by-nc-nd 3.0
Institutes:Rechtswissenschaft / Rechtswissenschaft
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 34 Recht / 340 Recht
9 Geschichte und Geografie / 95 Geschichte Asiens / 950 Geschichte Asiens; des Fernen Ostens
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell-Keine Bearbeitung 3.0