From slaves to prisoners of war [electronic resource] : the Ottoman Empire, Russia, and international law / Will Smiley.

In this original study, Will Smiley reassesses an aspect of the legacy of the Ottoman-Russian wars in the 18th century: both empires had a long history of slavery, but in the course of the 18th century they worked out a new regional international law that transformed captivity, introducing the conce...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Oxford)
Main Author: Smiley, Will (Author)
Other title:Oxford scholarship online.
Oxford scholarship online.
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition:First edition.
Series:History and theory of international law.
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Summary:In this original study, Will Smiley reassesses an aspect of the legacy of the Ottoman-Russian wars in the 18th century: both empires had a long history of slavery, but in the course of the 18th century they worked out a new regional international law that transformed captivity, introducing the concept of prisoners of war.
Item Description:This edition previously issued in print: 2018.
Physical Description:1 online resource : map (black and white).
Audience:Specialized.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780191827334 (ebook) :
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198785415.001.0001