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The golden age of piracy : the truth behind pirate myths

Author: Benerson Little
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For thousands of years, pirates have terrorized the ocean voyager and the coastal inhabitant, plundered ship and shore, and wrought havoc on the lives and livelihoods of rich and poor alike. Around these desperate men has grown a body of myths and legends--fascinating tales that today strongly influence our notions of pirates and piracy. Most of these myths derive from the pirates of the "Golden Age," from roughly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benerson Little
ISBN: 1510713026 9781510713024
OCLC Number: 938991761
Description: xxiv, 356 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Death's head and marrow bones --
"False optics" and Blackbeard the pirate --
Pirate ships and pirate prey --
Not by walking the plank --
"False optics: and the Great Pirate Roberts --
Epic combat at sea --
Thief or rebel? --
Dueling and democracy --
Titillation with a cutlass --
Not every man created equal --
Pirate heaven --
Buried treasure, sunken treasure.
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For thousands of years, pirates have terrorized the ocean voyager and the coastal inhabitant, plundered ship and shore, and wrought havoc on the lives and livelihoods of rich and poor alike. Around these desperate men has grown a body of myths and legends--fascinating tales that today strongly influence our notions of pirates and piracy. Most of these myths derive from the pirates of the "Golden Age," from roughly 1655 to 1725. This was the age of the Spanish Main, of Henry Morgan and Blackbeard, of Bartholomew Sharp and Bartholomew Roberts. The history of pirate myth is rich in action, at sea.

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