Pirates: Terror on the High Seas, from the Caribbean to the South China Sea
JG Press, 1998 - History - 256 pages
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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Introduction 6 FRENCH AND AMERICAN PRIVATEERS
THE LURE OF SPANISH GOLD 16 THE EASTERN SEAS
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Admiralty Adventure Galley Africa anchor armed ashore Atlantic attack Barbary Bartholomew Roberts battle became Blackbeard boarding boats booty British buccaneers Cape Captain captives captured cargo Caribbean Cheng Cheng Chih-lung Cheng I Sao Chinese coast coastal colonies command commerce raiding confederation corsairs crew cruise Dampier Drake Dutch Dyaks East eighteenth century England English European expedition fighting flag fleet force France French galleon galley gold governor guns harbor Hispaniola History hundred Ibid Ilanun Indian Ocean island Jamaica junks Kidd Knights later leaders letters of marque Libertalia Madagascar Malta Maltese maritime Mediterranean merchant ships Morgan Muslim naval North officers onboard operating pieces of eight piracy Pirate Round pirate ship plunder Port Royal prisoners prize proas Pyrates raids ransom Ringrose Roberts Royal Navy sailed sailors seamen seized silver slaves sloop Spain Spaniards Strait Sulu Tay-son tion took town trade treasure vessels voyage warships West Indies Woodes Rogers