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The Ocean Is a Wilderness: Atlantic Piracy and the Limits of State Authority, 1688-1856

Guy Chet
Format
Book
Published
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9781625340849 (hardcover : alk. paper), 1625340842 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9781625340856 (pbk. : alk. paper), 1625340850 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Atlantic frontier : continued piracy through the long eighteenth century
  • Frustrated aspirations : the legal and ethical presumptions of the early modern state
  • Holding the bag : the marine insurance industry's role in perpetuating and combating piracy
  • Smuggling : armed commerce and the severe limits of state enforcement and persuasion.
Description
xvii, 157 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-153) and index.
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