The Pirates

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Time-Life Books, 1978 - Science - 192 pages
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Discusses and documents the infamous activities of pirates around the world from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century

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User Review  - keylawk - LibraryThing

Great example of the series. Rogues who made war on the world, plundering others. Accounts of the "golden age of piracy" -- 30 years at the close of the 17th century--to the early 1930's. Clearly ... Read full review

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Contents

Essay A gallery of rogues who made war on the world
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A Golden Age for daring sea rovers
14
A pirate path to the fabled Orient
66
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Douglas Botting is a writer, journalist, and biographer whose interests include travel, exploration, wild places, and conservation matters. His previous works include Gerald Durrell: The Authorized Biography, The Saga of Ring of Bright Water: The Enigma of Gavin Maxwell, as well as several travel guides. He lives near London.

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