Pirate nests and the rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740 (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Pirate nests and the rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Pirate nests and the rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Author: Mark G Hanna
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Analyzing the rise and subsequent fall of international piracy from the perspective of colonial hinterlands, Mark G. Hanna explores the often overt support of sea marauders in maritime communities from the inception of England's burgeoning empire in the 1570s to its administrative consolidation by the 1740s. Although traditionally depicted as swashbuckling adventurers on the high seas, pirates played a crucial role  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hanna, Mark G., 1974-
Pirate nests and the rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740
(DLC) 2015022645
(OCoLC)892879332
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark G Hanna
ISBN: 9781469617961 146961796X 9781469617954 1469617951
OCLC Number: 933251257
Notes: "Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia."
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 448 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Contents: Introduction: William Penn's piratical society --
The Elizabethan West Country: nursery for English seamen ... and pirates, 1570-1603 --
Piratical colonization, 1603-1655 --
Contesting Jamaica's future, 1655-1688 --
Chapter 4. South Sea pirates sail north, 1674-1688 --
The rise of the Red Sea pirates, 1688-1696 --
The spirit of 1696: initiating imperial revolution --
Setting up for themselves, 1697-1701 --
George Larkin's tour, 1701-1703 --
Captain Quelch's warning: the transformation of pirate nests, 1704-1713 --
"Abandon'd wretches": rethinking the war on pirates, 1713-1740 --
Conclusion: Piratical societies: trends and lessons.
Responsibility: by Mark G. Hanna.

Abstract:

Analysing the rise and subsequent fall of international piracy from the perspective of colonial hinterlands, Mark G. Hanna explores the often overt support of sea marauders in maritime communities  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.