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International Encyclopaedia of Laws Guide

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IEL Transport Law Contents

The International Encyclopaedia of Laws (IEL) Transport Law includes information in book-length form written in English for 21 countries.  The monographs are written by legal academics and/or practitioners with expertise in transport law for those countries.  The monographs enable comparative research in transport law.  These monographs include a general introduction on transport law followed by specialized chapters on maritime and transport law, history of transport law, sources of transport law, jurisdiction and courts, and other transport.  A more detailed Table of Contents follows:

Table of Contents
The Authors
List of Abbreviations
General Introduction
Selected Bibliography
Preparatory Works to Acts etc.
Table of Cases
Cases Reported in ND (NJA)
Other Scandinavian Cases
English Cases
Other Cases
Part I. Introduction
Chapter 1. Maritime and Transport Law
Chapter 2. History of Transport Law
Chapter 3. Sources of Transport Law
Chapter 4. Jurisdiction and Courts
Part II. Maritime Law
Chapter 1. Waterways
Chapter 2. Vessels
Chapter 3. Master and Seamen
Chapter 4. Vessel Owners and Operators
Chapter 5. Limitation of Shipowner’s Liability
Chapter 6. Maritime Transport Contracts
Chapter 7. Carrier’s Liability for Cargo
Chapter 8. Collisions
Chapter 9. Salvage
Short Evaluation
Chapter 10. Marine Insurance
Part III. Other Transport
Chapter 1. Transport by Road
Chapter 2. Transportation by Rail
Chapter 3. Inland Navigation
Chapter 4. Air Transport
Chapter 5. Multimodal Transportation

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Lyonette Louis-Jacques
Foreign and International Law
Librarian and Lecturer in Law
D'Angelo Law Library
University of Chicago Law School
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