The age of piracy

a history.
  • 276 Pages
  • 1.37 MB
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  • English
by
Rinehart , New York
Pirates., Spanish

Places

Spanish

StatementWith illus. by Ted Trinkaus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF2161 .C3
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 276 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6220326M
LC Control Number57005056
OCLC/WorldCa1526537

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In The Golden Age of Piracy, expert pirate historian Benerson Little debunks more than a dozen pirate myths that derive from this era—from the flying of the Jolly Roger to the burying of treasure, from walking the plank to the staging of epic sea battles—and shows that the truth is far more fascinating and disturbing than the romanticized Brand: Skyhorse.

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In this book we find a new analysis of piracy via diverse polit-ical frameworks, and the ways in which they posed as political threats. Book reports or world history research papers on The Golden Age of Piracy, by Hugh F.

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Rankin, report that the book is a page study of piracy in the New World from the s to the s. It offers a concise but full description of the political climate that gave rise to privateering, piracy’s slightly more respectable cousin, as well as.

Raiders and rebels: the golden age of piracy User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. In this wonderful book Sherry not only offers compelling stories of piracy between andbut also provides a beautifully written explanation for the rise and fall of the great age of pirates Read full review5/5.

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On January 2,a fleet of French ships sank off the Venezuelan coast. This proved disastrous for French naval power in the region, and sparked the rise of a golden age of g the lives of fabled pirates like the Chevalier de Grammont, Nikolaas Van Hoorn, Thomas Paine, /5(2).

A recent seminal work on piracy, David Cordingly's Under the Black Flag, does not use the term "Golden Age," but says that "this book concentrates on the pirates of the Western world, and particularly on the great age of piracy, which began in the s and was brought to an abrupt end aroundwhen naval patrols drove the pirates from.

Golden Age of Piracy > Pirates. Pirates Background. The four editions of this book helped cement the culture and mythology behind the pirates, and the anonymous author only lends even more mystique to an era shrouded in mystery. Overall the 18th century pirates did it bigger, badder and crazier than their predecessors and while the.

Parents need to know that The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy is a sequel to the popular historical novel The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue. Both are set in the s. Reading the first book isn't needed to follow the story, but it will add depth to understanding the characters and some of their relationships.3/5.

Book piracy in the U.S. by age Published by Amy Watson, The Golden Age of Piracy: The Truth Behind Pirate Myths Benerson Little. Skyhorse, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book Little (Fortune’s Whelp), a former Navy SEAL, takes the.

The Golden Age of Piracy: The Truth Behind Pirate Myths. likes. The truth behind the great pirate myths and legends of the Golden Age ().Followers: Benerson Little is the author of many books about pirate history and lore, including The Golden Age of Piracy (Skyhorse Publishing).

A former Navy SEAL, he has twice appeared on the History Channel to discuss piracy, and has served as a historical analyst for the Starz ed on: Octo Life Under the Jolly Roger: Reflections on Golden Age Piracy (e-Book) Gabriel Kuhn A fascinating study of the "golden age" pirates who roamed the seas between the Caribbean Islands and the Indian Ocean from to $ SKU: Anyone with an interest in history or the golden age of piracy ( – ) should take the opportunity to read this book.

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The Golden Age of Piracy (Hardcover) The Truth Behind Pirate Myths. By Benerson Little. Skyhorse,pp. Publication Date: Octo. Golden Age of Piracy. The Golden Age of Piracy is one of the most interesting and misunderstood eras of history.

In an era ruled by oppression and tyranny the pirates were uniquely libertarian and championed the earliest ideas of freedom and democracy in the New World.

The book became an instant bestseller of the day—going to reprint four times in the first two years and it is still in print today, nearly three centuries later.

Hundreds of fictional pirate books set in the Golden Age of Piracy have since been written. The Golden Age of Piracy spanned the period from approximately to During this period, bands of pirates menaced commercial (and sometimes even military) shipping in the Caribbean, along the North American eastern seaboard, the West African coast, and the Indian Ocean.

The Golden Age of Piracy, encompassing roughly the first quarter of the eighteenth century, produced some of the most outrageous characters in maritime history.

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Age of Piracy Pirates seek treasure both sunken and sea-going, from the 17th century through today. William and Mary Professor Kris Lane draws the connections between the old traditions and the fresh emergences of piracy.