Preface to the ninth edition; 1. The nature and development of international law; 2. International law today; 3. Sources; 4. International law and municipal law; 5. The subjects of international law; 6. The international protection of human rights; 7. Individual criminal responsibility in international law; 8. Recognition; 9. Territory; 10. The law of the sea; 11. Jurisdiction; 12. Immunities from jurisdiction; 13. State responsibility; 14. International environment law; 15. The law of treaties; 16. State succession; 17. The settlement of disputes by peaceful means; 18. The international court of justice; 19. International law and the use of force by states; 20. International humanitarian law; 21. The united nations; 22. International organisations.