"Liber Amicorum has a total of 790 pages which are papers from writer 'Emile K.M. Yakpo, Mohammed Bedjaoui, Tahar Boumedra'. This "Liber Amicorum" was written by prominent colleagues and friends of the President of the International Court of Justice, Judge Mohammed Bedjaoui, in honour of his 70th birthday and in celebration of a lifelong career devoted to the promotion of international law. The contributors are, each and every one, the most outstanding professors and thinkers in their field, and the range of topics reflects a broad scope of current thought and theory in international law. The book is divided into a general introductory part on the life and times of Judge Bedjaoui, followed by four sections. Section One is on General International Law, featuring a range of articles from environmental treaties to the role of the United Nations. Section Two is devoted to the International Court of Justice and includes analyses of the role and procedure of the ICJ. Section Three contains an interesting selection of articles in the field of Human Rights, from self-determination to the concept of universality. Section Four addresses a miscellanea of international legal questions, especially those related to international organizations. The contributions are in both English and French. 1999-05-27 time of publication of the book, [-Martinus Nijhoff Publishers-]"