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Pirates : the complete history from 1300 BC to the present day

Author: Angus Konstam
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, 2011, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st Lyons Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Angus Konstam setssail through the brutal history of piracy, separating myth from legend and fact from fiction. Pirates takes us into the depths of the pirate's dark world, examining the many colorful characters from Cretans and Vikings to French corsairs and the British rogues of the golden age of piracy, such as Blackbeard and Captain Kidd and even two women pirates, Mary Read and Ann Bonny, who became pregnant to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Konstam, Angus.
Pirates.
Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, 2011, ©2008
(OCoLC)711046039
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Angus Konstam
ISBN: 9780762768356 0762768355
OCLC Number: 841514835
Notes: Originally published in the UK in 2008 by Osprey Pub.
Description: 1 online resource (336 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents: Pirates of the ancient world --
Medieval pirates --
Sea dogs of the renaissance --
Mediterranean corsairs --
Buccaneers --
The golden age --
The pirate round --
Last of the pirates --
Chinese pirates --
Modern piracy --
Pirates in fiction --
The real pirates of the Caribbean.
Responsibility: Angus Konstam.

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Angus Konstam setssail through the brutal history of piracy, separating myth from legend and fact from fiction. Pirates takes us into the depths of the pirate's dark world, examining the many colorful characters from Cretans and Vikings to French corsairs and the British rogues of the golden age of piracy, such as Blackbeard and Captain Kidd and even two women pirates, Mary Read and Ann Bonny, who became pregnant to avoid execution. A blood-soaked, riveting account, itprovides a complete history of the fearsome threat on the high seas from the marauders in the pages of antiquity to the Somali pirates in the headlines of today.

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