"Janne E. Nijman has written a comprehensive theoretical and historical study of the concept of international legal personality, engaging the foundational ideas of philosophers from the 17th century to the present." The Law and Politics Book Review Joseph Masciulli, St. Thomas University
Examines ILP and its use in theories of international law. Firmly entrenches the concept of ILP in the broader context of the intellectual and socio-political trends against which these theories were shaped. Contains detailed studies of the work of eminent scholars of international law and their use of ILP.