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As modern nation-states emerged from feudalism, privateering for both profit and war supplemented piracy at the margins of national sovereignty. More recently, an ocean enclosure movement under the aegis of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 has granted states access to maritime resources far beyond their territorial limits.

Publication Date

1-1-2010

Publisher

U.S. Naval War College Press

City

Newport, RI

Keywords

Newport Papers, Piracy, Maritime Law

Piracy and Maritime Crime

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