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Bandits at sea : a pirates reader

Author: C R Pennell
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a long-overdue corrective to the mythology and the mystique which has plagued the study of pirates and served to deny them their rightful legitimacy as subjects of investigation

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bandits at sea.
New York : New York University Press, ©2001
(DLC) 00012702
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C R Pennell
ISBN: 9780814768730 0814768733
OCLC Number: 52733001
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 351 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: Brought to book: reading about pirates / C.R. Pennell --
The pirate and the emperor: power and the law on the seas, 1450-1850 / Anne Pérotin-Dumon --
The geography of piracy: northern Morocco in the mid-nineteenth century / C.R. Pennell --
The origins and regulation of eighteenth-century British privateering / David J. Starkey --
Piracy and world history: an economic perspective on maritime predation / John L. Anderson --
Pirates and markets / David J. Starkey --
Corsairing as a commercial system: the edges of legitimate trade / Gonçal López Nadal --
The seaman as pirate: plunder and social banditry at sea / Marcus Rediker --
Outlaws at sea, 1660-1720: liberty, equality, and fraternity among the Caribbean freebooters / J.S. Bromley --
Black men under the black flag / Kenneth J. Kinkor --
The buccaneer community / B.R. Burg --
The practice of homosexuality among the pirates of late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century China / Dian Murray --
Cheng I Sao in fact and fiction / Dian Murray --
Women and piracy in Ireland: from Gráinne O'Malley to Anne Bonny / John C. Appleby --
Liberty beneath the Jolly Roger: the lives of Anne Bonny and Mary Read, pirates / Marcus Rediker --
Women among the Uskoks of Senj: literary images and reality / Wendy Bracewell.
Responsibility: edited by C.R. Pennell.

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"Long overdue! Stunning in breadth and depth, Bandits at Sea is the pirate historian's who's-who rendesvous. Pennell has pulled together for the first time the best and most recent scholarly work on Read more...

 
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