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Author Bahadur, Jay.

Title The pirates of Somalia : inside their hidden world / Jay Bahadur.

Publication Info. New York : Pantheon Books, 2011.

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 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  364.164 BAHADUR    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  363.325 BAHADUR    Check Shelf
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Description 300 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Summary 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.
Subject Pirates -- Somalia -- 21st century.
Piracy -- Somalia -- 21st century.
Hijacking of ships -- Somalia -- 21st century.
Puntland (Somalia) -- Economic conditions.
Somalia -- Politics and government -- 1991-
Bahadur, Jay -- Travel -- Somalia -- Puntland.
ISBN 9780307379061
030737906X
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