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to the interests of less economically developed States.
to surpass the old dichotomy First vs Third -
capable of writing such history. This study intends to examine the intricate relation-
particular understanding of the historical phenomena that posits present-day devel-
th Century Spanish theologian
to the understanding of this intricate and complex relationship. It should be argued
voice. The Third World today materializes the outcomes of colonial and imperial
practices upon which the discipline is so intrinsically connected. Confronting the
academic movements engaged with new designs of the international plane that are
more inclusive when it comes to diversity and more receptive of plural forms of the
legal and the historical narratives.
2. Universalism and International Law: historical views in debate
3 ZOELLICK, Robert. e End of the ird World? Modernizing Multilateralism for a Multipolar World.
Speech at Woodrow Wilson Centerfor International Scholars, April 14, 2010. Available at: <http://
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