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JEWISH PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: How a Generation of Swashbuckling Jews Carved Out an Empire in the New World in Their Quest for Treasure, Religious Freedom--and Revenge

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Swashbuckling Jewish buccaneers, roaming the Caribbean, plundering the Spanish Main? But seriously folks: Here's the little-known history of some unintended consequences of the Spanish Inquisition.At the dawn of the Age of Discovery, writes Jamaica-based historian Kritzler in his debut, Jews had been compelled by the Inquisition to convert to Christianity or suffer the auto-da-fé, but many of ... Read full review

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Review: Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean: How a Generation of Swashbuckling Jews Carved Out an Empire in the New World in Their Quest for Treasure, Religious Freedom--and Revenge

User Review  - Miriam - Goodreads

It's fun to read, but doesn't really live up to its title. While there are some Jewish pirates, more characters are merchants who double as spies. As a history, it is also questionable. It reads more ... Read full review

Review: Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean: How a Generation of Swashbuckling Jews Carved Out an Empire in the New World in Their Quest for Treasure, Religious Freedom--and Revenge

User Review  - Goodreads

It's fun to read, but doesn't really live up to its title. While there are some Jewish pirates, more characters are merchants who double as spies. As a history, it is also questionable. It reads more ... Read full review

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