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The role of the law in the rise and fall of piracy

Paige, Tamsin

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The criminal law that governs piracy has a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire, and was romanticised by the golden age of piracy during the 17th century in the Caribbean. This crime is now considered a jus cogens norm of international law with the specifics of the offence codified in UNCLOS. This thesis seeks to examine the role that law has played in the rise and fall of piracy throughout history and in modern times. The examination will take place in two case studies: the first case...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Thesis (MPhil)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/156348
DOI: 10.25911/5d514b9e5f831

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