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Piracy & plunder

a murderous business

by Milton Meltzer

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Published by Dutton Children"s Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pirates -- Juvenile literature,
  • Hijacking of ships -- Juvenile literature,
  • Pillage -- Juvenile literature,
  • Pirates

  • About the Edition

    Surveys the history of pirates, why and how they became thieves and killers, the lives they led on sea and on land, the harm they did, and the fates they suffered.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 82) and index.

    Other titlesPiracy and plunder
    StatementMilton Meltzer ; illustrated by Bruce Waldman.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    ContributionsWaldman, Bruce, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG535 .M44 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 86 p. :
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3946571M
    ISBN 100525458573
    LC Control Number2001032593
    OCLC/WorldCa47081266

      The pope made it official. This book is about the English response. Denied peaceful trade with the Spanish Indies, the English took to plundering Spanish settlements and treasure ships, and to worldwide exploration to find places open to English settlement. Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe in his search for plunder and financial prospects/5(2). Get this from a library! Piracy, pillage, and plunder in antiquity: appropriation and the ancient world. [Richard J Evans; Martine Elizabeth Agnès De Marre;] -- "Piracy, Pillage, and Plunder in Antiquity explores appropriation in its broadest terns in the ancient world, from brigands, mercenaries and state-sponsored 'piracy', to literary appropriation and.

      The stories of women pirates, legendary and real, who took to the seas for plunder, power, freedom! A portion of the cover of "Pirate Women" by Laura Sook Duncombe. (Courtesy the Publisher).   This book provides an insight to the cultural work involved in violence at sea in this period of maritime history. It is the first to consider how 'piracy' and representations of 'pirates' both shape and were shaped by political, social and religious debates, showing how attitudes to 'piracy' and violence at sea were debated between and Author: Claire Jowitt.

    Y: The Last Man: Because of the shortage of food and medicine caused by the plague the Australian navy has turned to piracy—one of their spies even has an eyepatch. It later turns out that the Australians are actually trying to stop the pirates who are taking all the food in exchange for heroin.; El Cazador was comic book from the opening issue, the ship carrying . The Little Book o' Piracy is a book that players receive after completing the Cabin Fever quest. Players can click on the book to read it and find out a bit about pirate life (from the pirate view) and pirate slang. The first page of this book reveals that it is "an AMCE product" by Cap'n Hook-Hand Morrisane. This is most likely a pseudonym or relative of Ali Morrisane. After gaining .


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