4 edition of Piracy on the high seas found in the catalog.
Piracy on the high seas
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Noah Berlatsky, book editor|
|Series||At issue. International politics, At issue|
|LC Classifications||HV6433.785 .P57 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||127 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||127|
|ISBN 10||0737746521, 073774653X, 0313336962|
|ISBN 10||9780737746525, 9780737746532, 9780313336966|
|LC Control Number||2009037377|
Get this from a library! Piracy today: fighting villainy on the high seas. [John C Payne] -- "Piracy Today covers in great detail the Maersk Alabama episode with the dramatic rescue of Captain Phillips by the U.S. Navy Seals who were on the USS Bainbridge and managed to kill the three. Pillaging the Empire book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Between and , European expansion and global interaction prod /5(4).
The Buccaneers were a specific group of privateers and pirates who were active in the late s. The word comes from the French boucan, which was smoked meat made by hunters on Hispaniola out of the wild pigs and cattle men set up a business of selling their smoked meat to passing ships but soon realized that there was more money to be made in piracy. So far in , there have been fewer than 20 incidents of piracy on the high seas, most of them concentrated in specific areas. No ships have been outright seajacked; in most cases, pirates who.
Pirates book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book tells, in beautifully illustrated detail, the full story of piracy /5. Editorial Reviews. While pirates in adventure tales are often daring and heroic, modern-day piracy is a very grave matter. Piracy Today by John C. Payne gives a no-holds-barred look at very real and frightening accounts of modern attacks, such as the April hijacking of the container ship Maersk Alabama by Somali : Sheridan House, Incorporated.
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The book revealed first hand accounts of piracy that usually go unreported as well as chronicle his experiences aboard similar vessels to ones that have been hijacked in the same part of the world.
The first hand accounts of ships being boarded and looted at best are harrowing/5. : Piracy on the High Seas (At Issue) (): Berlatsky, Noah: Books Books Go Search Hello Select your address Gift ideas for Dad.
Written like a series that would appear in the newspaper, this is an interesting look at the modern business of piracy.
The author points out that there really is no law on the high seas and that kidnapping, ransom and murders are common place. The worst areas are, of course, near the busiest and poorest areas of the world/5(42).
There are two chapters on piracy in South Asia and China, a subject not often addressed, and a final chapter on modern pirates, mainly in the South China Sea (this book came out inbefore the heavy upswing in the the India Ocean from Somalia)/5(21).
A Chronology of Early Modern Piracy in the Americas. Introduction. 1 Spain and the Sixteenth-Century Corsairs. 2 Smugglers, Pirates, and Privateers: The Elizabethans. 3 From the Low Countries to the High Seas: The Dutch Sea-Rovers. 4 The Seventeenth-Century Caribbean Buccaneers. 5 Buccaneers in the South Sea.
6 The Last Buccaneers and Pirate. Thus, online book piracy poses the same threat to legitimately produced and distributed books that pirates and buccaneers pose to lawfully registered boats on the high seas.
While sailing alone one night in the shipping lanes across one of the busiest waterways in the world, John Burnett was attacked by pirates.
Through sheer ingenuity and a little bit of luck, he survived, and his shocking firsthand experience became the inspiration for this book. Dangerous Waters charts the resurgence of piracy in recent years and reveals why it poses a significant threat to our 4/5(3).
Piracy Today: Fighting Villainy on the High Sea. Modern piracy is a billion-dollar business that takes advantage of inadequate international law, lax enforcement and under-staffed ships.
Gangs armed with AKs and small rocket launchers have been emboldened by recent successes and are demanding–and often receiving six-figure ransoms. Piracy definition is - an act of robbery on the high seas; also: an act resembling such robbery.
How to use piracy in a sentence. Piracy On The High Seas (At Issue), edited by Noah Berlatsky As is often the case in this series and related series published by Greenhaven Press, the greatest strength of the book is simultaneously its greatest weakness.
On the plus side, this book has a diverse set of views and perspectives, and when one has. Assistant Professor Lydia G. Fash shares details about the "On the High Seas" course which combines literature and the history of piracy. This pirate walking trail is the final project for "On the High Seas," a Simmons University course taught by Stephen R.
Berry and Lydia G. Fash that wedded literature and history about piracy. Our understanding of piracy in the course was purposefully broad. flying frog pub. 24 pg. book & 85 piece ready to assemble wooden pirate ship The Pirates: On the High Seas book set contains a colorful 24 page chronicle of outlaw seamen and their adventurous pirate lives as well as an informative glossary of nautical and priatical terms/5(5).
Get this from a library. Piracy on the high seas. [Debra A Miller;] -- Authors of viewpoints included in this volume address topics such as the cost of piracy, the connection between piracy and terrorism, whether antipiracy efforts have been successful, and how the.
Piracy has always provided a good opportunity for ruthless men to seek their fortunes. For the young man - very few older men went "on the account" - piracy offered a means of escape from the monotony of shore-based jobs and brought with it the added spice of treasure, definite danger and excitement, wine and women, and a chance to see the world/5.
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To the astonishment of many, High-seas piracy, a crime thought long relegated to legend, made headlines in late when a luxury cruise ship was attacked off the Somali Seabourn Spirit, carrying Western tourists, managed to evade capture but not without one of its security officers wounded and the ship itself damaged by rocket-propelled grenades.
Piracy on the high seas. [Diane Yancey] -- Traces the history of piracy. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.
Create # Lucent Books\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Get this from a library. Piracy on the high seas. [Noah Berlatsky;] -- This collection of 14 articles deals with varied aspects of modern-day piracy--its history, the economic causes of piracy.
Book Piracy: Why You Should Care by Susan Faw (This is a three article series exploring the ever-expanding issue of book piracy.) It is every fledgling author’s dream to see their book published. The time spent writing and rewriting, editing and polishing your book, are unpaid months and in some cases, years of toil, never to be recovered.
The popular image of pirates today-the combined effect of three centuries of books, plays, operas, films, cartoons, and children's games-is extraordinarily s have become the mythical equivalent of giants, vampires, wizards, or witches, and they no longer seem quite real.
Yet they definitely were real-as this first comprehensive, worldwide historical survey makes abundantly clear 4/5(1).Books shelved as high-seas: Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian, Red Seas Under Red Skies by Scott Lynch.Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Pirates on the high seas book and ship set at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.