The Law and Language of Private Naval Warfare

  title={The Law and Language of Private Naval Warfare},
  author={Nicholas A. M. Rodger},
  journal={The Mariner's Mirror},
  pages={16 - 5}
  • N. Rodger
  • Published 2 January 2014
  • History
  • The Mariner's Mirror
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