The World Atlas of Pirates, Treasures and Treachery on the Seven Seas, in Maps, Tall Tales, and Pictures

The World Atlas of Pirates, Treasures and Treachery on the Seven Seas, in Maps, Tall Tales, and Pictures

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Baker & Taylor
Explains the history of pirates, from early buccaneers to the machine-gun-toting pirates on today's high seas, in a book with maps that plot the routes that pirates followed, as well as illustrations that bring the villains, their ships, and their victims to life.

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Lively, accessible text by pirate expert Angus Konstam explains how piracy grew and flourished from the early buccaneers to the rogues of popular legends, how it has been snuffed out, and how it has reared its head again with the machine-gun-toting pirates operating on today's high seas.


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Lively, accessible text by pirate expert Angus Konstam explains how piracy grew and flourished from the early buccaneers to the rogues of popular legends, how it has been snuffed out, and how it has reared its head again with the machine-gun-toting pirates operating on today’s high seas.

By combining stunning cartography with engaging and authoritative text,The World Atlas of Pirates presents the story of piracy in a completely new way. Eighty maps plot the routes that pirates followed—whether crossing the world’s great oceans or pursuing their prey through creeks and bays. Colorful archive illustrations, including photographs and images from England's National Maritime Museum and other historic collections, bring the villains, their ships, and their victims to life. Lively, accessible text by pirate expert Angus Konstam explains how piracy grew and flourished from the early buccaneers to the rogues of popular legends, how it has been snuffed out, and how it has reared its head again with the machine-gun-toting pirates operating on today’s high seas.



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An authority on piracy explains the history of pirates, from early buccaneers to the machine-gun-toting pirates on today's high seas, in book with eighty color maps that plot the routes that pirates followed, as well as colorful illustrations that bring the villains, their ships, and their victims to life.

Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : The Lyons Press, 2010
Edition: First Lyons Press edition
ISBN: 9781599214740
1599214741
Branch Call Number: 910.45 KONST
Characteristics: 247 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits ; 24 x 26 cm
Notes: Includes index

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