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The republic of pirates : being the true and surprising story of the Caribbean pirates and the man who brought them down

Author: Colin Woodard
Publisher: Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, Inc., 2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Harvest edView all editions and formats
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Draws on historical research to recount the exploits of the infamous "Flying Gang", a group of pirates who, in the early eighteenth century, banded together to establish a crude but distinctive democracy in the Bahamas in which servants were free, blacks were equal, and leaders were chosen by a vote.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Woodard
ISBN: 015603462X 9780156034623
OCLC Number: 171111782
Notes: "A Harvest book."
Description: 383 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Prologue : the golden age of piracy --
The legend (1696) --
Going to sea (1697-1702) --
War (1702-1712) --
Peace (1713-1715) --
Pirates gather (January-June 1716) --
Brethren of the coast (June 1716-March 1717) --
Bellamy (March-May 1717) --
Blackbeard (May-December 1717) --
Begging pardon (December 1717-July 1718) --
Brinksmanship (July-September 1718) --
Hunted (September-March 1720) --
Epilogue : piracy's end (1720-1732).
Other Titles: Being the true and surprising story of the Caribbean pirates and the man who brought them down
Responsibility: Colin Woodard.

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Draws on historical research to recount the exploits of the infamous "Flying Gang", a group of pirates who, in the early eighteenth century, banded together to establish a crude but distinctive democracy in the Bahamas in which servants were free, blacks were equal, and leaders were chosen by a vote.

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