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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 : Harcourt, [2007] ©2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Describes how a group of powerful pirate captains joined forces to create a powerful den of thieves, which led to a distinctive form of democracy in the Bahamas, one that ultimately was destroyed by a merchant fleet owner and former privateer.
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Genre/Form: Adventurer and adventurers
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Woodard
ISBN: 9780151013029 0151013020 9780156034623 015603462X
OCLC Number: 76167329
Description: 383 pages : map ; 24 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 1718-March 1720) --
Epilogue: piracy's end (1720-1732).
Responsibility: Colin Woodard.
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Describes how a group of powerful pirate captains joined forces to create a powerful den of thieves, which led to a distinctive form of democracy in the Bahamas, one that ultimately was destroyed by a merchant fleet owner and former privateer.

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