marlamamba ® 23-Mar-2020 22:44

Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean


Year: 2018
Language: english
Author: Joshua M. White
Genre: Handbook
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9781503603929
Format: PDF
Quality: eBook
Pages count: 376
Description: The 1570s marked the beginning of an age of pervasive piracy in the Mediterranean that persisted into the eighteenth century. Nowhere was more inviting to pirates than the Ottoman-dominated eastern Mediterranean. In this bustling maritime ecosystem, weak imperial defenses and permissive politics made piracy possible, while robust trade made it profitable. By 1700, the limits of the Ottoman Mediterranean were defined not by Ottoman territorial sovereignty or naval supremacy, but by the reach of imperial law, which had been indelibly shaped by the challenge of piracy.
Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean is the first book to examine Mediterranean piracy from the Ottoman perspective, focusing on the administrators and diplomats, jurists and victims who had to contend most with maritime violence. Pirates churned up a sea of paper in their wake: letters, petitions, court documents, legal opinions, ambassadorial reports, travel accounts, captivity narratives, and vast numbers of decrees attest to their impact on lives and livelihoods. Joshua M. White plumbs the depths of these uncharted, frequently uncatalogued waters, revealing how piracy shaped both the Ottoman legal space and the contours of the Mediterranean world.

Contents

Screenshots

Rating: 5 / 5 (Votes: 5)
Reply
Similar releases
Bills of Lading - Richard Aikens, Richard Lord and Michael Bools [2016, EPUB]
Contemporary Maritime Piracy: International Law, Strategy, and Diplomacy at Sea - James Kraska…
Humanitarian support of seafarers and their families in cases of armed robbery and piracy attack -…
IMO Conventions and Codes - Kostoglou Georgios-Rafail [2016, PDF]
International Maritime Security Law - James Kraska,Raul Pedrozo [2013, PDF]
Maritime Law - Yvonne Baatz [2014, PDF]
Maritime Piracy and Its Control: An Economic Analysis - C. Paul Hallwood, Thomas J. Miceli [2014,…
Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea - Natalie Klein [2011, PDF]
Modern Piracy: A Reference Handbook - David F. Marley [2011, PDF]
Pirates: A New History, from Vikings to Somali Raiders - Peter Lehr [Matthew Waterson, 2019]
  • Reply

The time now is: Today 17:41

All times are GMT + 3 Hours