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British piracy in the golden age : history and interpretation, 1660-1730

Author: Joel Baer
Publisher: London : Pickering & Chatto, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Providing a comprehensive view of Golden Age piracy, this edition includes descriptions of the actions of individuals alongside contemporary discussions of the piracy problem through books, journals, newspaper articles, essays, reviews, proposals, pamphlets and sermons from Britain and its colonies."--Publisher's website.
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Genre/Form: History
Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Baer
ISBN: 9781851968459 1851968458
OCLC Number: 82672379
Description: 4 volumes ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. Newes from sea, of two notorious pyrats / Anthony Nixon (1609) --
Sir Henry Morgan's voyage to Panama, 1670, in The Present state of Jamaica (1683) --
The voyages and adventures of Capt. Barth. Sharp (1684) --
Periodicals (August 1696-July 1729) --
v. 2. The lives, apprehensions arraignments, and executions, of the 19 late Pyrates ([1609]) --
The grand pyrate: or, The life and death of Capt. George Cusack (1676) --
An account of the tryals of Captain J. Golden [and others] (1694) --
The tryals of Joseph Dawson [et al.](1696) --
The arraignment, tryal, and condemnation, of Capt. John Quelch (1704) --
The trials of eight persons indited for piracy (1718) --
The tryals of Major Stede Bonnet, and other pirates (1719) --
v. 3. The tryals of Captain John Rackam, and other pirates (1721) --
A full and exact account, of the tryal of all the pyrates, lately taken by Captain Ogle (1723) --
Tryals of thirty-six persons for piracy (1723) --
The trials of five persons for piracy, felony and robbery (1726) --
The tryals of sixteen persons for piracy (1726) --
A discourse of the laws relating to pirates and piracies (1726) --
A general treatise of the Dominion of the Sea / Alexander Justice (1710) --
Piracy destroy'd (1701) --
Reasons for reducing the pyrates at Madagascar / Peregrine Osborne ([1707]) --
The history of the bucaniers of America / Alexander Exquemelin (1699) --
The compleat history of the lives, robberies, piracies, and murders committed by the most notorious rogues / Alexander Smith (1720) --
A general history of the lives and adventures of the most famous highwaymen, murderers, street-robbers, etc. / Charles Johnson [and Alexander Smith] --
v. 4. Foure sea-sermons / Henry Valentine (1635) --
An account of the behaviour, dying speeches, and execution of Mr. John Murphey, for high-treason; and William May [et al.], for robbery, piracy and felony (1696) --
An account of the behaviour and last dying speeches of the six pirates (1704) --
The ordinary of Newate: His account of the behaviour, confession, and last speech of Capt Alexander Dolzell / Paul Lorrain (1715) --
The mariners divine mate : or, Spiritual navigation improved (1715) --
Instructions to the living, from the condition of the dead / Cotton Mather (1717) --
Useful remarks. An essay upon remarkables in the way of wicked men / Cotton Mather (1723) --
The seaman's monitor: or, Advice to sea-faring men / Josiah Woodward (1723) --
It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God / Benjamin Colman (1726) --
The famous adventures of Captain John Avery, of Plymouth (1805) --
Bold Captain Avery ([c. 1770]) --
Captain Ivory, the bold English pirate ([c. 1818-35]) --
Appendix: Manuscript relating to piracy cited in this edition.
Responsibility: editor, Joel H. Baer.

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