The Fight for a Free Sea

A Chronicle of the War of 1812
Author: Ralph D. Paine
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 160520479X
Category: History
Page: 268
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This classic chronicle of the War of 1812 is a stirring, poetical account of the new nation of the United States and its failed attempt to complete North America's break from Britain by taking over Canada. With a particular emphasis on the war at sea, naval expert Paine puts in the middle of the action as frigates duel and cruisers battle in the new U.S. navy's first serious challenge. Cosimo is proud to offer this replica of the beautifully illustrated 1921 first edition, sure to thrill history fans and naval buffs alike. RALPH DELAHAYE PAINE (1871-1925) wrote numerous books of history and adventure on the sea, including Cadet of the Black Star Line (1910), Judgments of the Sea, and Other Stories (1912), and Lost Ships and Lonely Seas (1921).

The Burdens of Empire

Author: Anthony Pagden
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521198275
Category: History
Page: 297
View: 6130
Examines how modern Western history has been shaped by the rise and fall of the great European empires.

Community Interests Across International Law

Author: Eyal Benvenisti,Georg Nolte
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192558919
Category: Law
Page: 560
View: 5429
This book explores the extent to which contemporary international law expects states to take into account the interests of others - namely third states or their citizens - when they form and implement their policies, negotiate agreements, and generally conduct their relations with other states. It systematically considers the various manifestations of what has been described as 'community interests' in many areas regulated by international law and observes how the law has evolved from a legal system based on more or less specific consent and aimed at promoting particular interests of states, to one that is more generally oriented towards collectively protecting common interests and values. Through essays by experts in the field, this book explores topics such as the sources of international law and the institutional aspects of developing the law and covers a range of areas within the law.

The Fight for a Free Sea

A Chronicle of the War of 1812
Author: Ralph Delahaye Paine
Publisher: N.A
Category: United States
Page: 235
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The Fight For A Free Sea

Author: Anonymous
Publisher: Wentworth Press
ISBN: 9781010224976
Category: History
Page: 238
View: 432
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Sweatshops at Sea

Merchant Seamen in the World's First Globalized Industry, from 1812 to the Present
Author: Leon Fink
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807877808
Category: History
Page: 288
View: 6129
As the main artery of international commerce, merchant shipping was the world's first globalized industry, often serving as a vanguard for issues touching on labor recruiting, the employment relationship, and regulatory enforcement that crossed national borders. In Sweatshops at Sea, historian Leon Fink examines the evolution of laws and labor relations governing ordinary seamen over the past two centuries. The merchant marine offers an ideal setting for examining the changing regulatory regimes applied to workers by the United States, Great Britain, and, ultimately, an organized world community. Fink explores both how political and economic ends are reflected in maritime labor regulations and how agents of reform--including governments, trade unions, and global standard-setting authorities--grappled with the problems of applying land-based, national principles and regulations of labor discipline and management to the sea-going labor force. With the rise of powerful nation-states in a global marketplace in the nineteenth century, recruitment and regulation of a mercantile labor force emerged as a high priority and as a vexing problem for Western powers. The history of exploitation, reform, and the evolving international governance of sea labor offers a compelling precedent in an age of more universal globalization of production and services.

Hugo Grotius, the Portuguese, and Free Trade in the East Indies

Author: Peter Borschberg
Publisher: NUS Press
ISBN: 9971694670
Category: History
Page: 512
View: 7244
This book considers the background to the treatises, their content and significance, and what Grotius actually knew about Southeast Asian polities or Portuguese institutions of trade and diplomacy when he wrote them. --

The Sea and Civilization

A Maritime History of the World
Author: Lincoln Paine
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1782393579
Category: History
Page: 300
View: 4651
A monumental, wholly accessible work of scholarship that retells human history through the story of mankind's relationship with the sea. An accomplishment of both great sweep and illuminating detail, The Sea and Civilization is a stunning work of history that reveals in breathtaking depth how people first came into contact with one another by ocean and river, and how goods, languages, religions, and entire cultures spread across and along the world's waterways. Lincoln Paine takes us back to the origins of long-distance migration by sea with our ancestors' first forays from Africa and Eurasia to Australia and the Americas. He demonstrates the critical role of maritime trade to the civilizations of ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, and the Indus Valley. He reacquaints us with the great seafaring cultures of antiquity like those of the Phoenicians and Greeks, as well as those of India, Southeast and East Asia who parlayed their navigational skills, shipbuilding techniques, and commercial acumen to establish vibrant overseas colonies and trade routes in the centuries leading up to the age of European overseas expansion. His narrative traces subsequent developments in commercial and naval shipping through the post-Cold War era. Above all, Paine makes clear how the rise and fall of civilizations can be traced to the sea.

International Law

Author: Jan Klabbers
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107328098
Category: Law
Page: N.A
View: 3448
Written by one of the world's leading international lawyers, this is a landmark publication in the teaching of international law. International law can be defined as 'the rules governing the legal relationship between nations and states', but in reality it is much more complex, with political, diplomatic and socio-economic factors shaping the law and its application. This refreshingly clear, concise textbook encourages students to view international law as a dynamic system of organizing the world. Bringing international law back to its first principles, the book is organised around four questions: where does it come from? To whom does it apply? How does it resolve conflict? What does it say? Building on these questions with both academic rigour and clarity of expression, Professor Klabbers breathes life and energy into the subject. Footnotes point students to the wider academic debate while chapter introductions and final remarks reinforce learning.


A Critique of Christianity
Author: Gil Anidjar
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231537255
Category: Religion
Page: 560
View: 9760
Blood, according to Gil Anidjar, maps the singular history of Christianity. As a category for historical analysis, blood can be seen through its literal and metaphorical uses as determining, sometimes even defining Western culture, politics, and social practices and their wide-ranging incarnations in nationalism, capitalism, and law. Engaging with a variety of sources, Anidjar explores the presence and the absence, the making and unmaking of blood in philosophy and medicine, law and literature, and economic and political thought from ancient Greece to medieval Spain, from the Bible to Shakespeare and Melville. The prevalence of blood in the social, juridical, and political organization of the modern West signals that we do not live in a secular age into which religion could return. Flowing across multiple boundaries, infusing them with violent precepts that we must address, blood undoes the presumed oppositions between religion and politics, economy and theology, and kinship and race. It demonstrates that what we think of as modern is in fact imbued with Christianity. Christianity, Blood fiercely argues, must be reconsidered beyond the boundaries of religion alone.

A Large Spectrum of Free Oscillations of the World Ocean Including the Full Ocean Loading and Self-attraction Effects

Author: Malte Müller
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540855750
Category: Science
Page: 120
View: 1565
In this book, data from a model ocean developed to compute free oscillations is used to analyze the LSA effect on tides and the synthesis of tides by free oscillation. It is also used to show the existence of six long-period planetary vorticity modes.

The IMLI Manual on International Maritime Law

Volume I: The Law of the Sea
Author: David Joseph Attard,Malgosia Fitzmaurice,Norman A. Martínez Gutiérrez,Norman Martinez
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199683921
Category: Law
Page: 723
View: 7292
This three-volume Manual on International Maritime Law presents a systematic analysis of the history and contemporary development of international maritime law by leading contributors from across the world. Prepared in cooperation with the International Maritime Law Institute, the International Maritime Organization's research and training institute, this a uniquely comprehensive study of this fundamental area of international law. Volume I: The Law of the Sea addresses the major issues which arise in the law of the sea. It provides a detailed understanding of the historical development of the law of the sea; the role of the International Maritime Organization; the law surrounding maritime zones; the legal regime of islands; the international sea-bed area; the legal regime governing marine scientific research; the rights and obligations of land-locked and geographically disadvantaged states; the legal regime of Arctic and Antarctic; and the settlements of disputes. This volume also considers the ways in which human rights and the law of the sea interact. The forthcoming Volume II will address shipping law; Volume III will provide analysis of marine environmental law and maritime security law. The full three-volume Manual will set out the entirety of international maritime law, re-stating and re-examining its fundamental principles, how it is enacted, and the issues that are shaping its future. It will be a superlative resource for those working with or studying this area of law.

The Legal Status of Aircraft

Proefschrift ter Verkrijging van de Graad van Doctor in de Rechtsgeleerdheid aan de Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden, op Gezag van de Rector Magnificus Dr A. E. van Arkel, Hoogleraar in de Faculteit der Wis- en Natuurkunde, Tegen de Bedenkingen van de Faculteit der Rechtsgeleerdheid te Verdedigen op Woensdag 13 Juni, 1956 te 14 Uur
Author: Jan Piet Honig
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9401509875
Category: Law
Page: 218
View: 3792
I . Historical survey The legal status of aircraft is a problem that has given rise to innumerable questions ever since the earliest years of aviation. But the majority of these questions only relate to certain aspects of the legal status of aircraft, and the problem as a whole has hardly been studied at all. The evolutionary process in the study of a number of facets of the problem is outlined below. Nationality The question of the nationality of aircraft has always received a lot of attention. As far as the principle is concerned, there can be little dispute on this point nowadays. The subject of the nationality of aircraft was discussed at the aviation conferences which led to the Paris Convention in 1919, the Ibero-American Convention in 1926, the Havana Convention in 1928 and the Chicago Convention in 1944. According to Article 6 of the Paris Convention of 1919, an aircraft possesses the nationality of the State on whose register it is entered. The Ibero-American Convention of 1926 and the Pan-American Convention signed at Havana in 1928 start from the same principle.

Free from the Sea

Author: James H. Burkhalter,Jim Burkhalter
Publisher: Xulon Press
ISBN: 1594676577
Category: Science
Page: 164
View: 1036
Dont believe in Something for Nothing? In this book, retired physicist and 2004 Inductee to the Space Technology Hall of Fame Dr. Jim Burkhalter shows how everyone can get the equivalent, direct from the richest source on earththe Ocean. He proposes a project for your government to do a feasibility study directed to doing just thaton your behalf. If you like the ideaor dislike itwrite your congressperson.

The Drift of Sea Ice

Author: Matti Leppäranta
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783642046834
Category: Science
Page: 350
View: 8362
The Second Edition of The Drift of Sea Ice presents the fundamental laws of sea ice drift which come from the material properties of sea ice and the basic laws of mechanics. The resulting system of equations is analysed for the general properties of sea ice drift, the free drift model and analytical models for ice drift in the presence of internal friction, and the construction of numerical ice drift models is detailed. This second edition of a much lauded work, unique on this topic in the English language, has been revised, updated and expanded with much new information and outlines recent results, in particular in relation to the climate problem, mathematical modelling and ice engineering applications. The current book presents the theory, observations, mathematical modelling techniques, and applications of sea ice drift science. The theory is presented from the beginning on a graduate student level, so that students and researchers coming from other fields such as physical oceanography, meteorology, physics, engineering, environmental sciences or geography can use the book as a source book or self-study material. First the drift ice material is presented ending with the concept of ‘ice state’ – the relevant properties in sea ice dynamics. Ice kinematics observations are widely presented with the mathematical analysis methods, and thereafter come drift ice rheology – to close the triangle material – kinematics – stress. The momentum equation of sea ice is derived in detail and its general properties are carefully analysed. Then follow two chapters on analytical models: free drift and drift in the presence of internal friction: These are very important tools in understanding the dynamical behaviour of sea ice. The last topical chapter is numerical models, which are the modern tool to solve ice dynamics problem in short term and long term problems. The closing chapter summarises sea ice dynamics applications and the need of sea ice dynamic knowledge and gives some final remarks on the future of this branch of science.

The Near-Surface Layer of the Ocean

Structure, Dynamics and Applications
Author: Alexander Soloviev,Roger Lukas
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781402040528
Category: Science
Page: 574
View: 7766
Until the 1980s, a tacit agreement among many physical oceanographers was that nothing deserving attention could be found in the upper few meters of the ocean. The lack of adequete knowledge about the near-surface layer of the ocean was mainly due to the fact that the widely used oceanographic instruments (such as bathythermographs, CTDs, current meters, etc.) were practically useless in the upper few meters of the ocean. Interest in the ne- surface layer of the ocean rapidly increased along with the development of remote sensing techniques. The interpretation of ocean surface signals sensed from satellites demanded thorough knowledge of upper ocean processes and their connection to the ocean interior. Despite its accessibility to the investigator, the near-surface layer of the ocean is not a simple subject of experimental study. Random, sometimes huge, vertical motions of the ocean surface due to surface waves are a serious complication for collecting quality data close to the ocean surface. The supposedly minor problem of avoiding disturbances from ships’ wakes has frustrated several generations of oceanographers attempting to take reliable data from the upper few meters of the ocean. Important practical applications nevertheless demanded action, and as a result several pioneering works in the 1970s and 1980s laid the foundation for the new subject of oceanography – the near-surface layer of the ocean.

The League of Peace and a Free Sea (Classic Reprint)

Author: Julian Corbett
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9780332127682
Category: Political Science
Page: 20
View: 9172
Excerpt from The League of Peace and a Free Sea Having determined the conception of the Freedom of the Seas as a question which only arises in time of war because such freedom already exists undisputed in times of peace, and having broadly defined it as a question of reducing belligerent rights over neutral commerce to the lowest degree compatible with the admission of naval warfare, we have to inquire what the expression connotes in practice. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

An Universal Etymological English Dictionary

Comprehending The Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, Either Ancient Or Modern, from the Ancient British, Saxon, Danish, Norman and Modern French ... : And Also A Brief and Clear Explication of All Difficult Words Derived from Any of the Aforesaid Languages .... Containing An Additional Collection of Words (not in the first Volume) with their Explications and Etymologies from the Ancient British, Teutonic, Dutch, Saxon ...
Author: Nathan Bailey
Publisher: N.A
Page: 800
View: 5939