Editors. "Declaration of Paris abolishes privateering". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Declaration of Paris abolishes privateering (31 words)
Historical Context Note
The Paris Declaration respecting Maritime Law is issued in an attempt to abolish privateering. It defines the nature of contraband and blockade, and recognises the principle of 'free ships free goods'.18327 Declaration of Paris abolishes privateering 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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