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The pirates of Somalia : inside their hidden world

Author: Jay Bahadur
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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This riveting narrative examines the world of the Somalian pirates: how they live, the forces that have created piracy in Somalia, how they spend the ransom money, and how they deal with their hostages.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Jay Bahadur; Jay Bahadur; Jay Bahadur
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Bahadur
ISBN: 9780307379061 030737906X
OCLC Number: 707968449
Description: 300 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue : Where the white man runs away --
Boyah --
A short history of piracy --
Pirate lore --
Of pirates, coast guards, and fishermen --
Garaad --
Flower of paradise --
The land of Punt --
Momman --
The policemen of the sea --
The law of the sea --
Into the pirates' lair --
Pirate insider --
The cadet and the chief --
The freakonomics of piracy --
The road's end --
Epilogue : The problems of Puntland --
Appendix 1 : Simplified Somali clan tree --
Appendix 2 : The Victoria gang --
Appendix 3 : Piracy timeline.
Responsibility: Jay Bahadur.
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This riveting narrative examines the world of the Somalian pirates: how they live, the forces that have created piracy in Somalia, how they spend the ransom money, and how they deal with their hostages.

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