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Author: Angus Konstam; Angus McBride
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey Publishing Ltd, 2013.
Series: Elite.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book gives an accurate picture of the pirates who sailed in the waters of the Caribbean and off the American coastline during the 'golden age' of piracy between 1660 and 1730. It traces the origins of piratical activity in the 16th century and examines the Boucaneer (Buccaneer) culture in Jamaica and Hispaniola. It details what drove individuals to a life of piracy, how they dressed, their weaponry, the ships  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Konstam, Angus.
Pirates 1660-1730.
Oxford : Osprey Publishing Ltd, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Angus Konstam; Angus McBride
ISBN: 9781472806390 1472806395
OCLC Number: 881163291
Description: 1 online resource (130 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Contents; Introduction; The Pirate Crew; Pirate Warfare; Pirate Dens; Pirate Plunder; Pirate Captains and Characters; Pirate Ships; Pirate Codes; Pirate Flags; Pirate Justice; Bibliography; The Plates; Related Titles; Imprint.
Series Title: Elite.

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Gives an accurate picture of the pirates who sailed in the waters of the Caribbean and off the American coastline during the 'golden age' of piracy between 1660 and 1730. This book traces the origins  Read more...

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