Pirates: Terror on the High Seas, from the Caribbean to the South China Sea

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David Cordingly
JG Press, 1998 - History - 256 pages
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Pirates is the thrilling story of larger-than-life but all-too-real buccaneers, freebooters, and corsairs, showcasing the best collection of pirate art and artifacts ever presented.

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User Review  - MrsLee - LibraryThing

This is about all I ever needed to know about pirates, and then some. Each chapter is written by a different author, covering a period of the known history of pirates, or the location of piracy. There ... Read full review

Contents

Contents
11
Introduction 6 FRENCH AND AMERICAN PRIVATEERS
164
THE LURE OF SPANISH GOLD 16 THE EASTERN SEAS
188
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

David Cordingly was for twelve years on the staff of the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England, where he was curator of paintings and then head of exhibitions. He is a graduate of Oxford. He lives with his wife and family in Sussex, England.

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