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Hugo Grotius, The Rights of War and Peace (2005 ed.) vol. 3 (Book III) 
The Rights of War and Peace, edited and with an Introduction by Richard Tuck, from the Edition by Jean Barbeyrac (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2005). Vol. 3.
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Grotius’s Rights of War and Peace is a classic of modern public international law which lays the foundation for a universal code of law and which strongly defends the rights of individual agents - states as well as private persons - to use their power to secure themselves and their property. This edition is based upon that of the eighteenth-century French editor Jean Barbeyrac and also includes the Prolegomena to the first edition of Rights of War and Peace (1625); this document has never before been translated into English and adds new dimensions to the great work.
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- The Rights of War and Peace Book Iii
- Chapter I: Certain General Rules, Shewing What, By the Law of Nature, Is Allowable In War; Where Also the Author Treats of Deceit and Lying.
- Chapter II: How Subjects Goods, By the Law of Nations, Are Obliged For Their Prince’s Debts: and of Reprisals.
- Chapter III: Of a Just Or Solemn War, According to the Right of Nations, and of Its Denunciation.
- Chapter IV: The Right of Killing Enemies In a Solemn War; and of Other Hostilities Committed Against the Person of the Enemy.
- Chapter V: Of Spoil and Rapine In War.
- Chapter VI: Of the Right to the Things Taken In War.
- Chapter VII: Of the Right Over Prisoners.
- Chapter VIII: Of Empire Over the Conquered.
- Chapter IX: Of the Right of Postliminy.
- Chapter X: Advice Concerning Things Done In an Unjust War.
- Chapter XI: Moderation Concerning the Right of Killing Men In a Just War.
- Chapter XII: Concerning Moderation In Regard to the Spoiling the Country of Our Enemies, and Such Other Things.
- Chapter XIII: Moderation About Things Taken In War.
- Chapter XIV: Of Moderation Concerning Captives.
- Chapter XV: Moderation In Obtaining Empire.
- Chapter XVI: Moderation Concerning Those Things Which, By the Law of Nations, Have Not the Benefit of Postliminy.
- Chapter XVII: Of Neuters In War.
- Chapter XVIII: Concerning Things Privately Done In a Publick War.
- Chapter XIX: Concerning Faith Between Enemies.
- Chapter XX: Concerning the Publick Faith Whereby War Is Finished; of Treaties of Peace, Lots, Set Combats, Arbitrations, Surrenders, Hostages, and Pledges.
- Chapter XXI: Of Faith During War, of Truces, of Safe-conduct, and the Redemption of Prisoners.
- Chapter XXII: Concerning the Faith of Inferior Powers In War.
- Chapter XXIII: Of Faith Given By Private Men In War.
- Chapter XXIV: Of Faith Tacitly Given.
- Chapter XXV: The Conclusion, With Admonitions to Preserve Faith and Seek Peace.
- Passages of Scripture, Illustrated, Examined, Or Corrected In This Treatise . †
- Appendix Prolegomena to the First Edition of De Jure Belli Ac Pacis
- Bibliography of Postclassical Works Referred to By Grotius
- Bibliography of Works Referred to In Jean Barbeyrac’s Notes