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Law of the Sea 3ed

by R. R. Churchill and A. V. Lowe Manchester University Press
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Pbk 544 pages
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The law of the sea quickly established itself as the standard work on the subject: authoritative, balanced and readable.

This new edition has been completely revised and updated to cover the many developments that have occurred since publication of the second edition in 1988, among the most notable of which is the entry into force in 1994 of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. Written so as to be intelligible to all concerned with maritime affairs, the book has proved particularly valuable to international lawyers and those taking specialist courses in the law of the sea and maritime studies.

Table of cases
Table of conventions
1. Introduction
2. Baselines
3. Internal waters
4. The territorial sea
5. Straits
6. Archipelagos
7. The contiguous zone
8. The continental shelf
9. The exclusive economic zone
10. Delimitation of maritime boundaries
11. High seas
12. The international sea bed area
13. Navigation
14. Fishing
15. The prevention of maritime pollution and protection of the marine environment
16. Marine scientific research and the transfer of technology
17. Military uses of the sea
18. Landlocked and geographically disadvantaged states
19. Settlement of disputes
Appendix 1: Claims to maritime zones
Appendix 2: Ratifications of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, its implementation agreements and the Geneva Conventions

R. R. Churchill is Reader in Law at Cardiff Law School. A. V. Lowe is Reader in Law at the University of Cambridge.