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Pirates

Author: Charles Johnson
Publisher: London : Creation, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive history of the life and crimes of these and many other notorious 17th century pirates, detailing their philosophies and codes, voyages, battles, treasures, trials and bloody deaths. Here are the pioneers of liberty and autocracy whose charters form a blueprint for subsequent generations of thieves, gunslingers, assassins, revolutionaries and subversives.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Johnson
ISBN: 1871592364 9781871592368
OCLC Number: 40646105
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 603 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Of Capt. Avery and his crew --
Of Capt. Martel and his crew --
Of Capt. Teach, alias Black-Beard --
Of Major Stede Bonnet and his crew --
Of Capt. Edward England and his crew --
Of Capt. Charles Vane and his crew --
Of Capt. John Rackam and his crew --
Of Mary Read and Anne Bonny, the female pirates --
Of Capt. Howel Davis and his crew --
Of Capt. Bartho. Roberts and his crew --
Of Capt. Anstis and his crew --
Of Capt. Worley and his crew --
Of Capt. George Lowther and his crew --
Of Capt. Edward Low and his crew --
Of Capt. John Evans and his crew --
Of Capt. John Phillips and his crew --
Of Capt. Spriggs and his crew --
Of Capt. John Smith, alias Gow --
An account of the piracies, murders, etc., committed by Philip Roche, etc. --
Of Capt. Misson and his crew --
Of Capt. John Bowen --
Of Capt. William Kidd and his crew --
Of Capt. Tew and his crew --
Of Capt. Halsey and his crew --
Of Capt. Thomas White and his crew --
Of Capt. Condent and his crew --
A description of Magadoxa --
Of Capt. Bellamy --
Of Capt. William Fly and his crew --
Of Capt. Thomas Howard and his crew --
Of Capt. Lewis and his crew --
Of Capt. Cornelius and his crew --
Of Capt. David Williams and his crew --
Of Capt. Samuel Burgess and his crew --
Of Capt. Nathaniel North and his crew --
Of the piracies of Capt. Auger --
The trial of the pirates at Providence --
An abstract of the law in relation to piracy.
Responsibility: [Charles Johnson].

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A comprehensive history of the life and crimes of these and many other notorious 17th century pirates, detailing their philosophies and codes, voyages, battles, treasures, trials and bloody deaths. Here are the pioneers of liberty and autocracy whose charters form a blueprint for subsequent generations of thieves, gunslingers, assassins, revolutionaries and subversives.

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