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The oceanic circle

Author: Elisabeth Mann Borgese
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book's title is taken from Mohandas Gandhi's comparison of the social order to the ever-widening circles that result when a stone is dropped in the ocean. This human order encompasses the individual, the village, the nation, the region, and the global community. Just such an order is now emerging in the context of ocean governance, generated by the United Nations' 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Borgese, Elisabeth Mann.
Oceanic circle.
Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, 1998
(DLC) 98040090
(OCoLC)39733791
Material Type: Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth Mann Borgese
ISBN: 9781461903567 1461903564 0585294755 9780585294759
OCLC Number: 47011429
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 240 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: Elisabeth Mann Borgese.

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Gandhi compared the social order to the widening circles a stone causes when dropped in the ocean. This book sees the governance of the world's oceans as similar in effect in the ways that the UN  Read more...

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