Power, Law and the End of Privateering

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This book offers an exciting new take on the relationship between law and power. The 1856 Declaration of Paris marks the precise moment when international law became universal, and was an aggressive and successful British move to end privateering forever - then the United States' main weapon in case of war with Britain.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages254
ISBN (Print)9780230301856, 9781349337385
ISBN (Electronic)9781137318633
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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