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Deep Seabed Resources
Deep Seabed Resources
By Jack N. Barkenbus
Free Press, 1979, 191 pp.

The controversy over manganese nodules at the bottom of the sea, the main reason why the Law of the Sea negotiations go on indefinitely without producing a treaty, finds in Jack Barkenbus its historian and analyst. His study provides the relevant legal and technical data and also describes the state of play in the negotiations, which have turned this question into a basic North-South ideological issue.