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The history of pirates

Author: Angus Konstam
Publisher: London : Mercury Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of piracy from ancient Greece to the present, and describes the exploits of Black Beard, Captain Kidd, Bartholomew Roberts, and Benito de Soto.
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Genre/Form: History
Ouvrages illustrés
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angus Konstam
ISBN: 1904668070 9781904668077
OCLC Number: 60668595
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps, portraits (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Piracy in the ancient world --
Medieval pirates --
The Barbary pirates --
The Spanish Main and the sea rovers --
The buccaneers --
The golden age of piracy --
Piracy in the Indian Ocean --
The privateering era --
Piracy in the far east --
Modern day pirates.
Responsibility: Angus Konstam.

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Traces the history of piracy from ancient Greece to the present, and describes the exploits of Black Beard, Captain Kidd, Bartholomew Roberts, and Benito de Soto.

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