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Blackbeard: America's Most Notorious Pirate

Blackbeard: America's Most Notorious Pirate

by Angus Konstam

Editorial: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
ISBN: 9780471758853
Número de páginas: 336
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 9 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-11-21
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"Angus Konstam successfully combines a vivid account of a famous pirate with a richly detailed survey of his turbulent and brutal world." —David Cordingly, author of Under the Black Flag: The Romance and Reality of Life Among the Pirates "Angus Konstam's Blackbeard is more than the story of one pirate, much more. Konstam paints a wide canvas of Blackbeard and his life and times, of the whole sordid and frightening world of piracy. With writing that is at once elegant and accessible, he explores the rise of the 'Golden Age' of piracy, illustrating how simple merchant sailors and privateersmen could be drawn into the most bloody profession of all, ...