Pirates Through the Ages Reference Library, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414486677
  • ISBN-13: 9781414486673
  • DDC: 910.4
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 871 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released June 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Pirates Through the Ages Reference Library explores the history of piracy from ancient times to the present day. The set includes Almanac, Biographies and Primary Sources volumes, covering topics including piracy in antiquity and the Middle Ages; the golden age of piracy in the Caribbean; female pirates; the pirate code of conduct and pirate slang; strongholds and hideouts; ships, weaponry, and sea battles; pirates in literature and film, modern maritime piracy; and more. The set includes standard U·X·L® Reference Library features such as a chronology, glossary, research and activity ideas, and more. Also includes a comprehensive index.

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Features and Benefits

  • Chronology, Glossary, Research and activity ideas, nearly 160 photos, end-of-volume indexes as well as a cumulative index.
  • Full Color.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414486626 | ISBN-13: 9781414486628

Table of Contents

1. Ancient Piracy in the Mediterranean.
2 Medieval Piracy in Europe.
3. The Corsairs of the Barbary Coast.
4. The Privateers of the Spanish Main.
5. The Buccaneers of the New World.
6. The Golden Age of Piracy.
7. Life Aboard Ship in the Golden Age of Piracy.
8. The United States and Privateers.
9. Piracy in Asia.
10. Modern Piracy.
11. Fighting Piracy in the Twenty-first Century.
12. Pirates in Popular Culture.
Kanhoji Angria.
Samuel Bellamy.
Stede Bonnet.
Anne Bonny and Mary Read.
Cheng I Sao.
William Dampier.
Dragut Reis.
Francis Drake.
Eustace the Monk.
Henry Every.
John Hawkins.
Rahmah ibn Jabir al-Jalahimah.
John Paul Jones.
Jean Lafitte.
William Kidd.
Kuo Hsing Yeh.
François l’Olonnais.
Henry Morgan.
Christopher Myngs.
Grace O’Malley.
Murat Reis.
Bartholomew Roberts.
Woodes Rogers.
John Ward.
1. Odysseus’s Raid on the Kikonians.
2. Julius Caesar and the Cilician Pirates.
3. English Privateers Battle the Spanish at San Juan de Ulúa.
4. Letter from a Captive of the Corsairs.
5. The Buccaneers of America.
6. The Trial of Anne Bonny and Mary Reade.
7. Bartholomew Roberts’s Ship’s Articles.
8. The Life of Captain Evans.
9. Letter of Marque against the French.
10. Pirate Surrender Document.
11. The Corsair.
12. Treasure Island.
13. Peter Pan.
14. United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
15. Pirates Hijack a Tanker in the Strait of Malacca
16. Interview with a Somali Pirate.
17. Interview with Captain Richard Phillips.
18. 2010 Country Watch List.