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Free Sea

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ISBN-10: 0865974314

ISBN-13: 9780865974319

Edition: 2004

Authors: Hugo Grotius, Richard Hakluyt, William Welwood, David Armitage

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List price: $14.50
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Liberty Fund, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 145
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638

Born in Herfordshire, English geographer and clergyman Richard Hakluyt devoted much of his life to preserving the records of all English voyages of discovery and promoting the advantages of exploring and settling North America. While still a schoolboy, Hakluyt visited the law offices of his cousin and saw a large display of geographical materials. He immediately became fascinated with geography. In time he pursued this interest at Oxford University, where later he lectured on geography. Hakluyt was also ordained in the ministry, which enabled him to earn a living while indulging his passion for geography. In 1582 Hakluyt published the first of his four major works, Divers Voyages Touching…    

Introduction
A note on the texts
Acknowledgments
The Free Sea
"Of the Community and Propriety of the Seas"
"Defense of Chapter V of the Mare Liberum"
Bibliography : works of Hugo Grotius
Bibliography : other works referred to in the text and notes
Index