The Outlaw Sea

Author: William Langewiesche
Editor: North Point Press
ISBN: 1429954590
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The open ocean--that vast expanse of international waters--spreads across three-fourths of the globe. It is a place of storms and danger, both natural and manmade. And at a time when every last patch of land is claimed by one government or another, it is a place that remains radically free. With typically understated lyricism, William Langewiesche explores this ocean world and the enterprises--licit and illicit--that flourish in the privacy afforded by its horizons. But its efficiencies are accompanied by global problems--shipwrecks and pollution, the hard lives and deaths of the crews of the gargantuan ships, and the growth of two pathogens: a modern and sophisticated strain of piracy and its close cousin, the maritime form of the new stateless terrorism. This is the outlaw sea that Langewiesche brings startlingly into view. The ocean is our world, he reminds us, and it is wild.
The Outlaw Sea
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: William Langewiesche
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-20 - Publisher: North Point Press

The open ocean--that vast expanse of international waters--spreads across three-fourths of the globe. It is a place of storms and danger, both natural and manmade. And at a time when every last patch of land is claimed by one government or another, it is a place that remains radically free.
The Outlaw Ocean
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Ian Urbina
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-20 - Publisher: Vintage

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A riveting, adrenaline-fueled tour of a vast, lawless, and rampantly criminal world that few have ever seen: the high seas. There are few remaining frontiers on our planet. But perhaps the wildest, and least understood, are the world's oceans: too big to police, and under no clear
The Outlaw Sea
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: William Langewiesche
Categories: Accidents
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Granta

With typically understated lyricism, Langewiesche explores the ocean world and the enterprises--licit and illicit--that flourish in the privacy afforded by its horizons.
The Outlaw Ocean
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Ian Urbina
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-19 - Publisher: Random House

'Just incredible' Naomi Klein 'Gripping and shocking...with the pace of a thriller' The Times A New York Times bestseller, The Outlaw Ocean is a riveting, adrenalin-fuelled tour of a vast, lawless and rampantly criminal world that few have ever seen: the high seas. The oceans are some of the last
Offshoring
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: John Urry
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-05 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

The concealment of income, wealth and profits in tax havens has brought the topic of offshoring into public debate, but as John Urry shows in this important new book offshoring is a much more pervasive feature of contemporary societies. These often secretive activities offshore also involve relations of work, finance,