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Merchants, pirates, and smugglers : criminalization, economics, and the transformation of the maritime world (1200-1600)

Thomas K. Heebøll-Holm (Editor), Philipp Höhn (Editor), Gregor Rohmann (Editor)
In der Geschichte des Seehandels unterscheidet man traditionell zwischen erlaubtem Handel und illegalen Praktiken. Doch was wir heute als'unerlaubt'ansehen, wurde bis zur Durchsetzung des souveränen Staates oft als legitim wahrgenommen, weil es innerhalb der Spielregeln des Wirtschaftslebens erfolgte. Je nachdem, wie gut ein Akteur seine Vorstellung durchsetzen konnte, wurde er als Pirat, Schmuggler, Kaufmann oder Admiral wahrgenommen
eBook, English, 2019
Campus Verlag, Frankfurt, 2019
1 online resource (431 pages) : illustrations
9783593440316, 9783593509792, 3593440318, 3593509792
Piracy, patriotism, and profit in England around 1400 / Thomas Heeboll-Holm
The family business: royal embargo and the smugglers, captains, and councilors of Barcelona's Marquet family / Marie Kelleher
Popes and pirates: Vatican sources regarding violence at sea (12th-15th centuries) / Tobias Daniels
Cargoes, courts, and compromise: the management of maritime plunder in the Burgundian low countries / Bart Lambert
Pirate places, merchant spaces? Distribution and criminalization in the late medieval Baltic Sea / Philipp Höhn
Conceptualizing Danish "piracy", c.1460-1525: a criminalized economy or a circular exchange of goods, money, and people? / Frederik Lynge Vognsen
Pirates on the coast: Littoral expansion and maritime predation in Liguria and Dalmatia, 1300-1600 / Emily Sohmer Tai
Islands and maritime conflicts: Gotland around 1500 / Michael Meichsner
The making of connectivity: how Hamburg tried to gain control over the Elbe River (13th-16th centuries) / Gregor Rohmann
Maritime violence between legitimising discourses, politics, and economic interests: Genoa's conquest of Chios and Phocaea / Christoph Dartmann
The Venetian coast guards: staple policy, seaborne law enforcement, and state formation in the 14th century / Georg Christ
"To make good peace or total war": trade, piracy, and the construction of Portugal's maritime state in the later middle ages (1350-1550) / Flavio Miranda & Amândio Barros
From the Baltic to the North Sea: Gdansk City Councillor Bernd Pawest's maritime service in 1471-72 / Beata Mozejko
Policing the sea: enforcing the papal embargo on trade with "infidels" / Mike Carr
Henning II of Putbus, "piracy", the Øresund-fortresses, and the Right of Salvage / Alexander Krey