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Published: 03 February 2011

484 Pages


ISBN: 9780199773381

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Winner of the Mahan Prize, 2010

Maritime Power and the Law of the Sea:

Expeditionary Operations in World Politics

James Kraska

  • Unique interdisciplinary focus, relating law of the sea and global commons to geopolitics
  • Connects disparate oceans interests such as environment, law, and military, into a cohesive analysis giving readers a well-rounded view
  • New approach to organizing maritime claims based on their practical effect or impact on global commons
  • Clear graphics that illustrate practical effect of laws on naval power allow readers to more easily understand
  • Contains an "insider's account" of law-making in the United States and at the International Maritime Organization