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Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates

Bestseller #1 History Of Pirates

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  • ISBN: 9781631492105
  • Manufacturer: Liveright
  • With surprising tales of vicious mutineers, imperial riches, and high-seas intrigue, Black Flags, Blue Waters vividly reanimates the “Golden Age” of piracy in the Americas. Set against the backdrop of the Age of Exploration, Black Flags, Blue Waters reveals the dramatic and surprising history of American piracy’s “Golden Age”―spanning the late 1600s through the early 1700s―when lawle... [read more]



    A General History of the Pyrates

    Bestseller #3 History Of Pirates

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  • ISBN: 1479322571
  • Manufacturer: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • A General History of the Pyrates by Captain Charles Johnson was published in 1724. As the primary source of biographies of some of the most notorious pirates it influenced popular conceptions of the lifestyles. Missing legs or eyes, burying treasure and the name of the pirates flag the Jolly Roger was introduced in this touchstone of pirate lore as it has been incorporated into popular culture. A ... [read more]


    Under the Black Flag: The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates

    Bestseller #4 History Of Pirates

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  • ISBN: 081297722X
  • Brand: David Cordingly
  • Manufacturer: Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • “This is the most authoritative and highly literate account of these pernicious people that I have ever read.”—Patrick O'Brian“[A] wonderfully entertaining history of pirates and piracy . . . a rip-roaring read . . . fascinating and unexpected.”—Men's JournalThis rollicking account of the golden age of piracy is packed with vivid history and high seas adventure. David Cordingly, an acc... [read more]


    A General History of the Pyrates (Dover Maritime)

    Bestseller #5 History Of Pirates

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  • UPC: 800759404889
  • ISBN: 0486404889
  • Manufacturer: Dover Publications
  • Famed for his enduring fictional masterpieces Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders, Daniel Defoe also possessed considerable expertise in maritime affairs. As a commission merchant, importer, shipowner, and an active journalist who reported "ship news" and interviewed surviving pirates, Defoe achieved a high degree of authority on the subject of buccaneers. His knowledge was such that his book, A Gen... [read more]


    The History of Pirates

    Bestseller #6 History Of Pirates

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  • ISBN: 1558219692
  • Brand: Brand: Lyons Press
  • Manufacturer: Lyons Pr
  • Piracy flourished in the early eighteenth century, producing many of the pirates whose names have gripped our imaginations: Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, and Bartholomew Roberts, to name a few. Yet piracy existed long before Blackbeard's name struck terror in the hearts of merchant seamen - Julius Caesar was captured by pirates - and it still exists today; boats sailing through the South China Sea are... [read more]


    Pirates: A New History, from Vikings to Somali Raiders

    Bestseller #7 History Of Pirates

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  • ISBN: 0300180748
  • Manufacturer: Yale University Press
  • A global account of pirates and their modus operandi from the middle ages to the present day In the twenty-first century piracy has regained a central place in Western culture, thanks to a surprising combination of Johnny Depp and the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise as well as the dramatic rise of modern-day piracy around Somalia and the Horn of Africa. In this global history of the phenomenon,... [read more]


    The Pirate World: A History of the Most Notorious Sea Robbers

    Bestseller #8 History Of Pirates

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  • ISBN: 1472830970
  • Brand: Osprey Publishing
  • Manufacturer: Osprey Publishing
  • Often romanticized in print and on the silver screen, real-life pirates were a brutal menace that plagued the high seas. In this book, Angus Konstam separates myth from reality, tracing the history of piracy through the centuries, from the pirates who plagued the Ancient Egyptians to the Viking raids and on to the era of privateers. He discusses the so-called "Golden Age of Piracy" and colorful ch... [read more]


    A General History of the Pirates (Expanded Edition)

    Bestseller #9 History Of Pirates

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  • ISBN: 1983935123
  • Manufacturer: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • The Original and Best Pirate Book. Often considered to be the primary source for information about the pirates of the Golden Age of Piracy, this book was written around the time these marauders plagued the Seven Seas. Scholars have often linked the pseudonym of Charles Johnson to Daniel Defoe and other authors, but whoever the true author was they speak with obvious knowledge of the subject and of... [read more]


    Pirates: The Complete History From 1300 Bc To The Present Day

    Bestseller #10 History Of Pirates

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  • ISBN: 0762773952
  • Manufacturer: Lyons Press
  • Angus Konstam sets sail through the brutal history of piracy, separating myth from legend and fact from fiction. Pirates takes us into the depths of the pirate's dark world, examining the many colorful characters from Cretans and Vikings to French corsairs and the British rogues of the golden age of piracy, such as Blackbeard and Captain Kidd and even two women pirates, Mary Read and Ann Bonny, wh... [read more]


    Black Flags, Blue Waters : The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates

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    "With surprising tales of vicious mutineers, imperial riches, and high-seas intrigue, Black Flags, Blue Waters ... reanimates the 'Golden Age' of piracy in the Americas. Set against the backdrop of the Age of Exploration, Black Flags, Blue Waters reveals the dramatic and surprising history of American piracy's 'Golden Age'--spanning the late 1600s through the early 1700s--when lawless pirates plied the coastal waters of North America and beyond. Best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin illustrates how American colonists at first supported these outrageous pirates in an early display of solidarity against the Crown, and then violently opposed them. Through ... episodes of

    Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates : The Forgotten War That Changed American History

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    Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates : The Forgotten War That Changed American History

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