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Pirate

Author: Richard Platt; Tina Chambers
Publisher: London ; New York : Dorling Kindersley, ©2000.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the dangerous and adventurous life of piracy, privateering, and buccaneering. Full-color photographs of weapons, ships, flags, maps, and treasure offer a unique and revealing view of pirate life on the high seas.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Platt; Tina Chambers
ISBN: 0789460246 9780789460240 0789460254 9780789460257 0789466082 9780789466082
OCLC Number: 45032822
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 63 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Robbers of the seas --
Pirates of ancient Greece --
Pirates of the Roman world --
Raiders of the North --
Barbary Coast --
Corsairs of Malta --
Privateers --
Spanish Main --
New World privateers --
Navigation and maps --
Buccaneers --
Weapons --
Pirates of the Caribbean --
Women pirates --
Jolly Roger --
Pirate treasure --
Piracy and slavery --
Life at sea --
Food on board --
Life on land --
Pirates of the Indian Ocean --
Desert islands --
French corsairs --
American privateers --
Pirates of the China Sea --
Punishment --
Pirates defeated --
Pirates in literature --
Pirates in film and theater --
Index.
Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Responsibility: written by Richard Platt ; photographed by Tina Chambers.

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Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the dangerous and adventurous life of piracy, privateering, and buccaneering. Full-color photographs of weapons, ships, flags, maps, and treasure offer a unique and revealing view of pirate life on the high seas.

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