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Under the black flag : the romance and the reality of life among the pirates

Author: David Cordingly
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the popular image of pirates in modern times, to discover where the image came from, and compares it with the real world of pirates, who were more often murderers and thieves than romantic heros.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Cordingly
ISBN: 0679425608 9780679425601
OCLC Number: 33132732
Description: xxi, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: David Cordingly.
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Examines the popular image of pirates in modern times, to discover where the image came from, and compares it with the real world of pirates, who were more often murderers and thieves than romantic heros.

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