Buccaneers And Pirates

Author: Frank R. Stockton
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486146499
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Often humorous, sometimes chilling, always intriguing, these true stories describe the exploits of such notorious maritime marauders as Blackbeard, Henry Morgan, Jean Lafitte, Captain Kidd, and other lesser known but equally cutthroat ...


Author: Paul Harrison
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781404242265
Size: 63.19 MB
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GOLDEN YEARS The so-called "golden age" of piracy lasted from the late 1600s
to the early 1700s. This is when many famous pirates were active in the
Caribbean. However, before this golden age, piracy was the preserve of the
buccaneers — originally a bunch of mixed but mainly French hunters. By the mid-
1600s the Spanish, who had claimed much of the Caribbean, tried to get rid of
these lawless hunters, but the buccaneers fought back, plundering Spanish ships
and raiding ...

Pirates And Buccaneers Of The Atlantic Coast

Author: Edward Rowe Snow
Publisher: Edizioni Savine
ISBN: 8899914400
Size: 62.92 MB
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This book is an accurate account of the most outstanding pirates who ever visited the shores of the Atlantic Coast. These are stories of stark realism. None of the artificial school of sheltered existence is included.

A Brief History Of Pirates And Buccaneers

Author: Tom Bowling
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472107705
Size: 11.95 MB
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Tom Bowling's lively history explores many of the myths and true stories about the notorious outlaws of the oceans: including Captain Kidd, Blackbeard as well as Mary Read and other famous female pirates.

Pirates And Buccaneers

Author: Robert D. Larranaga
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780822504580
Size: 44.27 MB
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Recounts the exploits of nine pirates and buccaneers who sailed and plundered on the seas from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century.

The Pirates Who S Who

Author: Philip Gosse
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1775561968
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Giving Particulars of the Lives and Deaths of the Pirates and Buccaneers Philip
Gosse. What a delightful picture this calls to the mind—the little Brazilian town,
the tropical foliage, the Holy Procession, "wax figure" and priests, followed by the
Governor with an English buccaneer on either side, and headed by a crew of
drunken Protestant English sailors playing "Hey, boys, up go we!" Rogers, not to
be outdone in hospitality, next day entertained the Governor and fathers on board
the ...

Pirates And Buccaneers

Author: Gilles Lapouge
Publisher: Hachette
ISBN: 9781844301195
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Against the romantic, dramatic but often treacherous backdrop of the sea, this lavishly illustrated book describes the lives, historical, fictional and mythical of pirates, passionate rebels in pursuit of new lands and fortunes through the ...

Pirates And Buccaneers Coloring Book

Author: Peter F. Copeland
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486233932
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An Algerian Pirate, 1800. Pirates had infested the North African coast since the
days of Bar- barossa. Between 1569 and 1616 the Algerian corsair fleet had
taken 469 British ships at sea, some in English home waters. The crews of these
ill-fated vessels were sold into slavery. Finally the young United States took
action to end the menace of the Barbary pirates, who by 1800 were receiving
tributary payments from nine European nations. A declaration of war by Tripoli
was followed in ...

Captain William Kidd And Others Of The Pirates Or Buccaneers Who Ravaged The Seas The Islands And The Continents Of America Two Hundred Years Ago

Author: John S. C. Abbott
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
ISBN: 9781417947102
Size: 11.83 MB
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In this volume Captain Kidd and the Buccaneers reveal to us the awful condition of North and South America, when there was no protecting law here, and when pirates swept sea and land, inflicting atrocities, the narrative of which causes the ...