The Ebk Pillaging the Empire: Piracy in The (Google eBook)

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M.E. Sharpe
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Contents

Spain and the SixteenthCentury Corsairs
11
The Brothers Barbarossa and the Barbary Coast Corsairs
12
Jambe de Bois and the First Caribbean Corsairs
17
Contrabanding and the Treaty of CateauCambrésis
28
Smugglers Pirates and Privateers
33
West Country Slave Traders
34
San Juan de Ulúa and Aftermath
37
Drake and Elizabethan Piracy
40
Buccaneers as Loggers and Privateers
125
Buccaneers in the South Sea
131
Pirate Captain of Last Resort
134
A Second Pirate Cycle in the South Sea
142
Grogniet and Guayaquil 1687
151
Captain Franco Shipwrecks and Contraband
154
The Last Buccaneers and Pirate Suppression
164
The Buccaneer Denouement
165

Elizabethan Privateers
49
From the Low Countries to the High Seas
62
Calvinism and Competition at Sea
63
Salt and Sovereignty in the Caribbean
64
Piet Heyn and the Dutch West India Company
67
Dutch Intruders in the Pacific
72
The SeventeenthCentury Caribbean Buccaneers
96
Renegades and Runaways on Hispaniola and Tortuga
97
Pirate Haven
102
Henry Morgan and the Treaty of Madrid
110
Henry Avery and Captain Kidd
172
Treasure Wrecks and the AngloAmerican Freebooters
181
Conclusions
198
Table of Early Modern Pirates and Contemporary European Monarchs
203
Notes
205
Glossary of Terms
213
Select Bibliography
217
Index
221
About the Author
237
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