Modern Piracy: A Reference Handbook - Contemporary World Issues (Hardback)David F. Marley (author)
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This reference text explains what modern piracy is, where and why it happens, and what measures are being taken to combat it.
* Documents important resolutions and laws from the United Nations and European Union as well as U.S. policy statements regarding piracy
* Features charts and tables that provide at-a-glance statistical information on pirate attacks, as well as data on factors that contribute to piracy
* A resources chapter provides an annotated print and electronic bibliography organized by subject (e.g., international law, Somalia and the Horn of Africa, and the Mersk Alabama incident)
* Presents a glossary of short definitions of unfamiliar terms
Number of pages: 290
Weight: 590 g
Dimensions: 231 x 155 x 28 mm
"This well-organized mix of historical background; case studies; and viewpoints, opinions, and analyses explores the complexities of an intriguing contemporary issue." - School Library Journal
"Marley, a naval historian, has written a definitive book on modem piracy, covering piracy from its infancy to recent events (2010). . . . This excellent resource is easy to use; chapter contents are outlined and listed with page numbers. Glossary included. Summing up: Highly recommended." - Choice
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