Pirates of the Americas, Volume 1
This book offers true stories of bloodthirsty pirates and the courageous men trying to stop them during the Western Hemisphere's golden age of piracy in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Pirates of the Americas begins in the mid- to late-17th century Caribbean--the earliest cradle of piracy in the New World--with detailed coverage of Dutch and French corsairs, English rovers such as Henry Morgan, and the Spaniards who fought against them all. The second volume marks the retreat of piracy into new hunting grounds--the Pacific and Red Sea--from the 1690s to the early 18th century, ending with the final pursuit into extinction in North America of last-gasp renegades such as William Kidd, Bartholomew Roberts, and Blackbeard.
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Very good book that contains a lot of historical facts, but not enough about slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean.