Drake: the life and legend of an Elizabethan hero

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Pocket Books, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 352 pages
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A masterly re-evaluation of a self-made Elizabethan hero, and a fascinating re-creation of the man and his era.

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User Review  - Miro - LibraryThing

Coote's book contains an interesting discussion of the way in which the Victorians edited the history of Drake to conform with their need for heroic early founders of the British empire. He makes ... Read full review

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User Review  - Fade - Goodreads

I picked up this book after Napoleon and the Hundred Days, hoping for more of the same witty, insightful prose. I did not get it. The problem seems to be that there's such a paucity of hard primary ... Read full review

Contents

Map of Drakes Caribbean and the Voyage of 15851586 xi
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The Caribbean Pirate 15701573
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The Circumnavigation of the Globe
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