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The golden age of piracy : the truth behind pirate myths, Benerson Little

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The golden age of piracy : the truth behind pirate myths
Title
The golden age of piracy
Title remainder
the truth behind pirate myths
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Benerson Little
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Language
eng
Summary
For thousands of years, pirates have terrorized the ocean voyager and the coastal inhabitant, plundered ship and shore, and wrought havoc on the lives and livelihoods of rich and poor alike. Around these desperate men has grown a body of myths and legends--fascinating tales that today strongly influence our notions of pirates and piracy. Most of these myths derive from the pirates of the "Golden Age," from roughly 1655 to 1725. This was the age of the Spanish Main, of Henry Morgan and Blackbeard, of Bartholomew Sharp and Bartholomew Roberts. The history of pirate myth is rich in action, at sea
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YDXCP
Dewey number
910.45 L7781 2016
Index
no index present
LC call number
G535
LC item number
.L575 2016
Literary form
non fiction
The golden age of piracy : the truth behind pirate myths, Benerson Little
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The golden age of piracy : the truth behind pirate myths, Benerson Little
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Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Death's head and marrow bones -- "False optics" and Blackbeard the pirate -- Pirate ships and pirate prey -- Not by walking the plank -- "False optics: and the Great Pirate Roberts -- Epic combat at sea -- Thief or rebel? -- Dueling and democracy -- Titillation with a cutlass -- Not every man created equal -- Pirate heaven -- Buried treasure, sunken treasure
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24 cm
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Extent
356 pages
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9781510713024
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
n
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cat24
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  • ocn938991761
  • (OCoLC)938991761
  • 1388481

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