Pirates of the Americas [2 volumes] (Hardback)
  • Pirates of the Americas [2 volumes] (Hardback)
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Pirates of the Americas [2 volumes] (Hardback)

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£153.00
Hardback 868 Pages / Published: 09/02/2010
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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.


* Comprises 400 A-Z biographical entries on pirates and privateers, as well as those officials who fought them, plus numerous related topics

* A brief chronology details related events at the end of each volume

* Includes 150 ancient maps, ship views, harbor charts, and modern renderings, plus 12 maps commissioned for this work

* Offers a select bibliography at the end of each volume

* Presents a glossary at the end of each volume, including some colorful and unusual expressions

* Provides a comprehensive index at the end of each volume

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781598842012
Number of pages: 868
Weight: 2245 g
Dimensions: 262 x 183 x 66 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Marley has compiled a new authoritative and must-have resource, one that far surpasses the original edition. . . . this is an amazing treasure trove of information for researchers, historians, libraries, and pirate aficionados willing to part with those precious pieces of eight." - Pirates and Privateers
"This work, exhaustive in its coverage and extensive in its scope, is recommended for Atlantic history and eighteenth-century studies collections in academic libraries and for public libraries where the topic is of interest." - Booklist
"Recommended. Lower-level undergraduates through faculty/researchers; general readers." - Choice
"Entertaining and scholarly, this work is a treasure for all libraries and users of many stripes." - Library Journal

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