Daily Life of Pirates, 1st Edition

  • David F. Marley
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  • ISBN-10: 0313395640
  • ISBN-13: 9780313395642
  • DDC: 910.4
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 259 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Drawing on new research, this fascinating volume looks behind the myths to offer detailed insights into the real lives and activities of pirates -- for better or worse -- during the golden age of piracy in the Caribbean, from the mid-17th century to 1720.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Note on Dates: Old-Style Julian versus New-Style Gregorian Calendar Dates.
Chronology of Major Wars and Piracy (1650–1720).
1: Introduction: General History of the Golden Age of Piracy.
2: Daily Life in the Pirate World.
3: Food.
4: Drink.
5: Lairs.
6: Plunder.
7: Weapons, Ships, and Tactics.
8: Torture.
9: Religion.
10: Flags.
About the Author.