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Captain Kidd and the war against the pirates

Author: Robert C Ritchie
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of piracy, follows the brief career of Captain Kidd, and explains why seventeenth century men became pirates.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: William Kidd; William Kidd; William Kidd
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert C Ritchie
ISBN: 0674095014 9780674095014 0674095022 9780674095021
OCLC Number: 13361012
Description: viii, 306 pages, [18] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The sea peoples --
From pirate to friend of the Junto --
Voyage to Madagascar --
The pirates' last frontier --
Life in a pirate settlement --
revenge of the Company --
Cat and mouse --
Winners and losers --
The trial --
Of death, destruction, and myths.
Responsibility: Robert C. Ritchie.

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all, "Captain Kidd and the War against the Pirates" is an epic of adventure on the high seas and a tale of back-room politics on land that captures the mind and the imagination.  Read more...

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stifling social order so rigid that even the fabrics they could wear were prescribed...[Ritchie] makes the shadowy, myth-laden figure of William Kidd a real person, and not without sympathy.

 
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