Pirates Through the Ages

Pirates Through the Ages

Author: Sonia Benson

Publisher: UXL

ISBN: 1414486634

Category: History

Page: 236

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"Pirates Through the Ages: Almanac presents a comprehensive history of the major pirate eras throughout history and around the globe. The volume's twelve chapters cover ancient and medieval pirates, the Barbary corsairs, the privateers of Spanish Main and the United States, the buccaneers of the Caribbean, the golden age of piracy, piracy in Asia, modern piracy, and pirates in popular culture."--Back cover.
Pirates Through the Ages
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Sonia Benson, Elizabeth Shostak, Laurie Edwards
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: UXL

"Pirates Through the Ages: Almanac presents a comprehensive history of the major pirate eras throughout history and around the globe. The volume's twelve chapters cover ancient and medieval pirates, the Barbary corsairs, the privateers of Spanish Main and the United States, the buccaneers of the Caribbean, the golden age of
Modern-Day Piracy
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Jason Porterfield
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-15 - Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

Until recently, piracy was a crime that few people expected to encounter in the modern world. Today's pirates pilot motorboats and carry assault rifles, and utilize modern technology in order to carry out raids. This book examines modern-day piracy in detail, delving into the social and economic motivators that have
A Pirate's Life for She
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Laura Sook Duncombe
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10 - Publisher: Chicago Review Press

Pirates are a perennially popular subject, depicted often in songs, stories, and Halloween costumes. Yet the truth about pirates--who they were, why they went to sea, and what their lives were really like--is seldom a part of the conversation. In this Seven Seas history of the world's female buccaneers, A
Bold in Her Breeches
Language: en
Pages: 283
Authors: Jo Stanley, Anne Chambers, Dian H. Murray, Julie Wheelwright
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Rivers Oram Press

Presents a social and historical survey of female piracy, from 480 B.C. to contemporary accounts
The Pirate World
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Angus Konstam
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-21 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Highly illustrated with colour images and specially commissioned maps throughout, this is a unique exploration of the pirate world. Often romanticised in print and on the silver screen, real-life pirates were a brutal menace that plagued the high seas. In this book, Angus Konstam separates myth from reality, tracing the