Terrorism and the International Legal Order - with special reference to the UN, the EU and Cross-border Aspects, 1stEdition, Edited by Peter J. van Krieken. Hard Bound, 6.0" x 9.5".
T. M. C. Asser Press, P.O. Box 16163, 2500 BD The Hague, The Netherlands; Publication Date September 2002 , 482 pp., ISBN 90-6704-148-3. Price EUR 95.00 / USD 91.00 / GBP 60.00.
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Table of contents: Click here to read [48 kb pdf file].
Preface: Click here to read [39 kb pdf file].
Description of book: Click here to read [39 kb pdf file].
Excerpts: Click here to read.
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This time we sent Terrorism and the International Legal Order - with special reference to the UN, the EU and Cross-border Aspects edited by by Peter J. van Krieken (Published by T. M. C. Asser Press), to two reviewers from two different continents. Both of them are leading lights in the subject of terrorism and are widely respected all over the world. The first reviewer was from Italy and the second from India. The latter is also the author of several texts on this subject.
The reviewers were not only requested to send us detailed reviews, but were asked to rate this book on a scale of ten. The following rating scale was provided to the reviewers.
0: Waste of time
1: Of minimal interest
2: Of little interest
3: Of some interest
4: Slightly below average
6: Slightly above average
8: Very Good
10: Truly Outstanding
Here are both the reviews - with ratings.
Review 1 by Giusto Giusti, Italy
Review 2 by VV Pillay, India
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