Language, law, and diplomacy; a study of linguistic diversity in official international relations and international law, by Alexander Ostrower.

Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press [1965] .

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Subjects Diplomacy -- Language.
Diplomatie -- Langage.
Droit international -- Terminologie.
International law -- Terminology.
International law.
International relations -- Terminology.
International relations.
Relations internationales -- Terminologie.
Description 2 volumes (963 pages) 22 cm
Copyright Date [1965]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (volume 2, pages 825-903).
Contents Volume One -- Part one: National, international, and diplomatic languages of the past present; Their nature and history; and the methods of linguistic practices in official international relations -- 1. Language and nationality -- 2. National languages and international relations -- 3. International (universal) language -- 4. Classical and liturgical languages; Linguae Francae -- 5. About diplomacy and the language of diplomatic intercourse -- 6. Diplomatic language (Language of Diplomacy) -- 7. Diplomatic and international languages distinguished -- 8. Diplomatic languages of the earliest civilizations -- 9. Diplomatic languages of antiquity in continued employment during the middle ages and modern times -- 10. Diplomatic languages of the medieval period and the beginning of the modern era (of the eleventh through the sixteenth centuries) -- 11. The French language -- 12. The English language -- 13. English versus French -- 14. The price of linguistic supremacy -- 15. Working and official languages of diplomacy -- 16. The Russian language -- 17. Danger of multiple authenticity in international engagements -- 18. The role of language specialists in official international relations -- 19. Mechanical (machine) translation of languages -- 20. Official languages of international regional organizations -- 21. Notable exceptions from the established practices of the United Nations regarding the use of official languages -- 22. Linguistic paradoxes in historical retrospect -- 23. Historical parallels in the ascendancy of languages as recognized media of diplomatic employment -- Volume Two -- Part Two: Linguistic provisions in state constitutions, treaties, international engagements, resolutions and recommendations of the league of nations and the United States -- 1. Nationality and linguistic diversity -- 2. National languages and state constitutions -- 3. The Paris peace conference of 1919-1920, and international protection of linguistic minorities -- 4. The United Nations, and the protection of minorities -- 5. The role of the United Nations in the promotion of local languages in trust territories -- Part three: Diplomatic languages and international law -- 1. Prefatory summation of parts I and II on languages of official intercourse -- 2. The problem: An inquiry into the status of diplomatic languages in international law -- 3. Diplomatic languages in relation to general principles of international law -- 4. Diplomatic languages and the sources of modern international law -- 5. International custom as a source of law -- 6. Diplomatic language in relation to concepts of international usage, custom, and comity -- 7. Treaties and diplomatic languages -- 8. Diplomatic language in relation to the principle of Desuetude -- 9. Diplomatic language and the legal doctrines dealing with the termination of international engagements -- 10. Diplomatic language, the Clausula Rebus Sic Stantibus and the doctrine of "Peaceful change" -- 11. Judicial determinations of courts and international tribunals as a source of international law -- 12. Linguistic aspects involving judicial determinations -- 13. Conclusion.
Genre Terminology.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)480183
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WorldCat Identities Ostrower, Alexander.
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