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Villains of all nations : Atlantic pirates in the golden age

Author: Marcus Rediker
Publisher: London : Verso, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marcus Rediker presents a vivid social history of Atlantic piracy, focusing on its 'golden age' from 1716 to 1726 and emphasizing how common seamen who turned pirate built for themselves a multicultural, democratic and egalitarian society.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Naval history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Rediker
ISBN: 1844670082 9781844670086
OCLC Number: 55884381
Notes: Originally published by Beacon Press in 2004.
Description: [x], 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Marcus Rediker.

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