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Jennifer Pitts. Boundaries of the International: Law and Empire. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 293 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98081-5.
Reviewed by Michael Geyer (University of Chicago) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)