Piracy in world history from Antiquity to the present day

with Philip de Souza

This talk will trace the development of piracy from its Classical origins to its heyday in the early modern era, emphasising the problems that arise when distinguishing between piracy and other forms of maritime plundering, and will examine how states and communities have attempted to deal with piracy.

Drumcondra Library, Millmount Avenue on 12th October at 6.30pm
Booking required: email or tel. (01) 8377206

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