Piracy & Plunder

Piracy & Plunder

A Murderous Business

Book - 2001
Rate this:
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.
Published: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2001.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780525458579
Branch Call Number: J910.45 MEL
Characteristics: ix, 86 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Waldman, Bruce - Illustrator
Alternative Title: Piracy and plunder


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

We think of pirates as swashbuckling adventurers, but in reality, they were thieves and murderers. Meltzer looks at the myth, and the reality behind it, from ancient times to today.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at DBRL

To Top