Pirates Through the Ages: Biographies, 1st Edition

  • Elizabeth Shostak
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  • ISBN-10: 1414486642
  • ISBN-13: 9781414486642
  • DDC: 920
  • Shipping Weight: 1.70 lbs ( .77 kgs)
  • 240 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 2011 | Published



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.

Table of Contents

Reader's Guide.
Timeline of Events.
Words to Know.
Kanhoji Angria.
Samel 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.
William Kidd.
Kuo Hsig Yeh.
Jean Lafitte.
Franc¸ ois L’Olonnais.
Henry Morgan.
Murat Reis.
Christopher Myngs.
Grace O’Malley.
Bartholomew Roberts.
Woodes Rogers.
John Ward.
Where to Learn More.