Table of contents for Of war and law / David Kennedy.

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Introduction. War Today
Chapter 1. War as a Legal Institution
 		The Political Context for War
 Professional War
 Law as the Landscape for War
 Law and the Legitimacy of Military Operations
Chapter 2. The Historical Context: How Did We Get Here?
 International Law before the Rise of Modern War and Statecraft 
 Law Meets Modern Warfare
 Changes in Legal Thought: An Opening for Humanitarianism
 International Institutions and the Rise of a Modern Law of Force
 Legal Realism and the Transformation of the Law in War
Chapter 3. War by Law 
 Battle in the Shadow of Sharp Distinctions and Outsider Ethics: Traces of the Premodern Legal Order 
 Modern Law and Modern War: Problems of Strategy
 Legal War and the Elusive Experience of Responsibility 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

War (International law).