The history of diplomatic immunity /

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Main Author: Frey, Linda
Other Authors: Frey, Marsha
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Columbus [Ohio] : Ohio State University Press, c1999
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Table of Contents:
  • Messengers of the gods: the foundations of diplomatic immunity
  • Voice of empire: the tradition of ancient Rome
  • Angels of peace: the legacy of Rome and the influence of Christianity
  • Foxes at play: envoys and the establishment of permanent embassies in the renaissance
  • The enemy within: the fractionalization of Christendom during the reformation
  • Actors on a European stage: the absolute court as Theatrum Mundi
  • The arena of the gladiators: the ephemeral triumph of natural law
  • Emissaries of sedition: French revolutionaries and diplomatic privilege
  • A superannuated elite? The triumph of functionalism in the nineteenth century
  • Representatives of "civilization": the expansion of the European international order
  • The early twentieth century: diplomats and the passing of an era
  • Diplomats and the new barbarism
  • A diplomatic analogy: international functionaries and their privileges