Pirates of the Americas

Pirates of the Americas

Book - 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

Published: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2010.
ISBN: 9781598842012
Branch Call Number: R910.45 MAR
Characteristics: 2 v. (xxii, 868, 15 p.) :,ill., maps ;,27 cm.


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