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3 edition of Piracy today found in the catalog.

Piracy today

fighting villainy on the high seas

by Payne, John C.

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Sheridan House in Dobbs Ferry, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Piracy,
  • Piracy -- Aden, Gulf of,
  • Piracy -- Malacca, Strait of,
  • Hijacking of ships -- Prevention,
  • Hijacking of yachts -- Prevention,
  • Shipping -- Security measures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn C. Payne.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG535 .P39 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23972597M
    ISBN 109781574092912
    LC Control Number2009050621

    Modern-Day Piracy Current Controversies Gale Cengage Learning Should Ransoms Be Paid to Pirates? is the title of chapter 3 in this work that offers research, observations, and studies from experts in the field of a most difficult and dangerous current event happening in the world today.5/5. The era of piracy in the Caribbean began in the s and phased out in the s after the navies of the nations of Western Europe and North America with colonies in the Caribbean began combating pirates. The period during which pirates were most successful was from the s to s. Piracy flourished in the Caribbean because of the existence of pirate seaports such as Port Royal in Jamaica.

    Today, in the world of piracy, we have three kinds of people: Immoral publishers who abuse the law to prevent us from creating decent digital libraries. Moral pirates who believe in supporting creators and do so when possible, but who use the morally-justified black market Universal Library created by the piracy . Southeast Asia was the location of 41% of the world’s pirate attacks between and The West Indian Ocean, which includes Somalia, accounted for just 28%, and the West African coast only.

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