The purpose of this paper will be to analyze the origin of the concept, trace its (their) development, point out the most commonly used meanings, and then demonstrate the substantial irrelevance of the concept, by any of these definitions, to present-day river navigation and trade problems.
Ralph W. Johnson,
Freedom of Navigation for International Rivers: What Does It Mean?,
Mich. L. Rev.
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