Pirates In The Age Of Sail Pa, by Antony,Robert
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- ISBN: 9780393927887 | 0393927881
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 4/17/2007
Pirates in the Age of Sail takes a global perspective to explore the world of pirates between the early sixteenth and middle nineteenth centuries. It examines the major events and personalities in the history of piracy. Antony has selected primacy sources that allow readers to examine pirates on their own terms and to reconstruct their daily lives and aspirations. Pirates in the Age of Sail also examines the role of pirates in the political, social, and economic transformations oft he early modern world, with an emphasis on cultural and ethnic diversity.