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Pirate

Author: Richard Platt; Tina Chambers
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 1994
Series: Eyewitness guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Surveys the world of pirates, with copious illustrations and explanatory text.

Be an eyewitness to pirates and their world from their skillful navigation techniques to their bloodthirsty battles.

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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Platt; Tina Chambers
ISBN: 0751347493 9780751347494
OCLC Number: 49873275
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 72 pages : color illustrations, color maps, portraits (some color) ; 28 cm.
Contents: Robbers of the seas --
Pirates of ancient Greece --
Pirates of the Roman world --
Raiders of the North --
The Barbary Coast --
The corsairs of Malta --
The privateers --
The Spanish Main --
New World privateers --
Navigation and maps --
The buccaneers --
Weapons --
Pirates of the Caribbean --
Women pirates --
The Jolly Roger --
Pirate treasure --
Piracy and slavery --
Life at sea --
Food on board --
Life on land --
Pirates of the Indian Ocean --
Desert islands --
The French corsairs --
American privateers --
Pirates of the China Seas --
Punishment --
Pirates defeated --
Pirates in literature --
Pirates in film and theatre --
Who's who.
Series Title: Eyewitness guides.
Responsibility: written by Richard Platt ; photographed by Tina Chambers.

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