The Triple Intervention: A Forgotten Memory in the Discourse of the Nineteenth Century's International Law

Author:Bijun Xu
Position::Post-doctoral Researcher at Tsinghua University, China. LL.B. (Tsinghua), LL.M. (UMich), Ph.D. (HKU)

The 19th century’s international law distinguished civilized from non-civilized States resulting in any country desiring equal treatment was required to obtain recognition from those already deemed civilized. Japan was able to join the civilized world by presenting a civilized image of itself in the First Sino-Japanese War, which was depicted by Western legal scholars as a clash between barbarism ... (see full summary)

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