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Title Piracy and maritime crime : historical and modern case studies / Bruce A. Elleman, Andrew Forbes, and David Rosenberg, editors.

Imprint Newport, R.I. : Naval War College Press, [2010]

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 Axe Federal Documents Online  D 208.212:35    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (viii, 273 pages) : maps.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Naval War College Newport papers, 1544-6824 ; 35
Newport paper ; no. 35.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-248) and index.
Contents Foreword / by Bruce A. Elleman -- Introduction / by Bruce A. Elleman, Andrew Forbes, and David Rosenberg -- Chapter 1. A modern history of the international legal definition of piracy / by Penny Campbell -- Chapter 2. Piracy on the South China coast through modern times / by Robert J. Antony -- Chapter 3. The Taiping Rebellion, piracy, and the Arrow War / by Bruce A. Elleman -- Chapter 4. Selamat Datang, Kapitan: post-World War II piracy in the South China Sea / by Charles W. Koburger, Jr. -- Chapter 5. The political economy of piracy in the South China Sea / by David Rosenberg -- Chapter 6. The looting and rape of Vietnamese boat people / Bruce A. Elleman -- Chapter 7. Piracy and armed robbery in the Malacca Strait: a problem solved? / by Catherine Zara Raymond -- Chapter 8. Piracy in Bangladesh: what lies beneath? / by Samuel Pyeatt Menefee -- Chapter 9. Confronting maritime crime in Southeast Asian waters: reexamining "piracy" in the twenty-first century / by Sam Bateman -- Chapter 10. President Thomas Jefferson and the Barbary pirates / by Robert F. Turner -- Chapter 11. The limits of naval power: The merchant brig Three Sisters, riff prates, and British battleships / by Andrew Lambert -- Chapter 12. Guns, oils, and "cake": maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea / by Arild Nodland -- Chapter 13. Fish, family, and profit: piracy and the Horn of Africa / by Gary E. Weir -- Conclusions / by Bruce A. Elleman, Andrew Forbes, and David Rosenberg.
Summary "This monograph is intended as a contribution to both scholarship and professional naval thinking; it is an academic and comparative examination of twelve selected case studies from maritime history used to illuminate a range of concepts and uses of piracy suppression. The twelve case studies provide the basis for the conclusions, an approach that provides a more thorough understanding of the uses and limitations of naval antipiracy operations in the context of new maritime technologies and within a wider range of modern national policy goals than might otherwise be achievable. Above all this collection provides a sound basis for comparative analysis of varying historical experiences that can stimulate new and original thinking about a basic but often overlooked naval duty."--Foreword.
Note Print version record.
Subject Piracy -- Prevention -- Case studies.
Maritime terrorism -- Prevention -- Case studies.
Piracy -- East Asia.
Piracy -- South China Sea.
Piracy -- South Asia.
Piracy -- Southeast Asia.
Piracy -- Africa.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Elleman, Bruce A., 1959-
Forbes, Andrew, 1962-
Rosenberg, David, 1940-
Naval War College (U.S.)
Other Form: Print version: Piracy and maritime crime. Newport, R.I. : Naval War College Press, [2010] 9781884733659 (DLC) 2010443298 (OCoLC)609887275
ISBN 9781461936152 (electronic bk.)
1461936152 (electronic bk.)
9781884733659 (electronic bk.)
1884733654 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. LEGAL /p266901coll4 CNTNT
Gpo Item No. 0408-A-05 (online)
Sudoc No. D 208.212:35

 
    
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