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The everything pirates book
Karg, Barbara.
Adult Nonfiction G535 .K18 2007

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ContentsPage
Top Ten Things You'll Learn about Piratesp. x
Introductionp. xi
1 - Ahoy Mateys!p. 1
What Is a Pirate?p. 2
Buccaneers, Privateers, and Corsairsp. 2
Attack of the Scallywagsp. 4
Becoming a Piratep. 5
The Pirate Realmp. 5
Call of the Mermaidp. 6
Come Sail Awayp. 7
Raging Roguesp. 8
2 - The First Piratesp. 9
Ancient Plunderersp. 10
Mediterranean Maraudersp. 10
Who Were the Sea Peoples?p. 12
Greek Seamanshipp. 14
Grecian Maritime Powerp. 15
Easy Preyp. 17
3 - Hellfire and Brimstonep. 19
Piracy under Roman Rulep. 20
Pompey the Greatp. 22
Viking Voracityp. 22
Savage Stylep. 25
Medieval Piracyp. 27
The Victual Brothersp. 29
4 - Barbarians at the Gatep. 31
The Barbary Coastp. 32
The Corsairsp. 32
Renegade Piratesp. 33
Europe under Siegep. 35
The Barbarossa Brothersp. 38
Barbary Warsp. 39
Divide and Conquerp. 40
5 - The Spanish Mainp. 41
The Reign of Spainp. 42
Native Richesp. 43
New World Territoriesp. 45
The Spanish Galleonsp. 45
The Huguenotsp. 47
Master and Commanderp. 49
Hell Hath No Furyp. 50
6 - For Queen and Countryp. 51
Uniting Two Kingdomsp. 52
Birth of a Queenp. 53
Elizabethan Elitep. 53
Rise of a Master Slaverp. 55
Drake's Goldp. 56
The Tumultous Walter Raleighp. 59
Elizabeth's Sea Dogsp. 60
Saving Grace and Facep. 62
Dutch Devilsp. 63
Passing the Buckp. 64
7 - The Buccaneersp. 65
Setting the Stage: Piracy in the New Worldp. 66
Caribbean Spanish Coloniesp. 67
The Buccaneers of Tortugap. 70
Brethren of the Coastp. 72
Flail of the Spaniardsp. 72
Exquemelin: The Buccaneer Chroniclerp. 74
8 - Henry Morganp. 77
Don't Call Him Piratep. 78
Portobello or Bustp. 79
The Demise of the Oxfordp. 81
Pirate Centralp. 82
The Taking of Panamap. 85
A Drink Before Dyingp. 87
The Hardship of Piratingp. 88
9 - A Day in the Lifep. 91
Smooth Sailingp. 92
Order in the Courtp. 96
Aye, Captainp. 97
Honor among Thievesp. 101
The Articles of Bartholomew Robertsp. 102
Pirate Punishmentp. 104
Taking a Bowp. 108
10 - Setting Sailp. 109
Fast and Furiousp. 110
Galleons and Warshipsp. 110
Merchant Vessels and Slaversp. 112
Anatomy of a Pirate Shipp. 112
Tools of the Tradep. 114
The Jolly Rogerp. 115
The Element of Surprisep. 117
Fire Powerp. 118
11 - Pirates of the Carribeanp. 121
The Golden Agep. 122
Black Sam Bellamyp. 124
Charles Vanep. 125
Stede Bonnetp. 128
The Tricksterp. 129
Terror of Black Bartp. 130
Red Legs Greavesp. 132
Black-hearted Demonsp. 135
12 - Blackbeardp. 137
Fear and Loathing on the High Seasp. 138
Murder and Mayhemp. 140
A Gentlemanly Friendshipp. 140
Downsizingp. 141
Begging Your Pardonp. 142
Blow the Man Downp. 143
Immortalization of a Raging Roguep. 144
Head's Upp. 145
13 - Notorious Piratesp. 147
The World According to Dampierp. 148
Christopher Myngsp. 149
Woodes Rogers: Beginning of the Endp. 150
George Lowtherp. 151
The Tale of William Kiddp. 152
Edward England's Fancyp. 153
The Life and Times of Henry Everyp. 154
Jean Lafitte: The King of Baratariap. 155
A Walk on the Wild Sidep. 157
14 - Fame, Fortune, and Fatalityp. 159
From Rags to Richesp. 160
Career Piratesp. 162
Cruel and Unusualp. 168
Outrageous Behaviorp. 171
Method and Madnessp. 173
What Comes Around Goes Aroundp. 173
15 - The Pirate Queensp. 175
Women on the High Seasp. 176
Royal Roguesp. 177
Amazing Gracep. 178
Calico Jack's Legendary Womenp. 180
Dragon Ladiesp. 185
Wily Wenches and Private Ladiesp. 186
Dens of Iniquityp. 189
16 - Kingdoms of Piracyp. 191
Devilment and Debaucheryp. 192
Turtle Islandp. 192
The Wickedest City in the Worldp. 193
Notorious Hideawaysp. 196
Madagascar and Libertaliap. 200
For the Love of Louisianap. 202
Flagrant or Fabulous?p. 203
17 - Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle o' Rump. 205
The Stereotypical Piratep. 206
Pirate Eccentricitiesp. 209
Wine, Wenches, and Songp. 211
Polly Wanna Cracker?p. 214
Walking the Plankp. 215
Pirate Phraseologyp. 215
18 - Literary and Celluloid Piratesp. 219
Famous Pirate Literaturep. 220
Jolly Good Talep. 222
The Celluloid Piratep. 223
Have Sword, Will Travelp. 223
The Classic Roguep. 224
Singing and Swinging Seafarersp. 228
A Cinematic Treasure Trovep. 229
19 - "X" Marks the Spotp. 231
Modern-day Treasure Huntingp. 232
Black Sam's Whydah Gallyp. 232
Atocha, Maravilla, and Conceptionp. 235
The 1715 Fleetp. 239
The Money Pit of Oak Islandp. 240
City under the Seap. 242
Hunt for the Queen Anne's Revengep. 243
Legends of the Fallenp. 244
20 - Pirate Fact or Fictionp. 245
Dead Men Make Good Talesp. 246
Gunpowder Gertiep. 246
Half-Arsep. 248
Ocean Born Maryp. 250
Kidd's Secret Stashp. 252
The Cobhams: A Piratical Marriagep. 255
21 - Epilogue: Modern-day Piracyp. 267
Worldwide Epidemicp. 258
Vietnamese Terrorp. 260
Maritime Lawp. 260
Yacht Piracyp. 261
New Victims, Old Tacticsp. 262
Strait to Hellp. 265
History, Horror, and Homagep. 266
Appendix A - Glossaryp. 267
Appendix B - Famous Piratesp. 272
Appendix C - Piratespeakp. 275
Appendix D - Recommended Readingp. 277
Indexp. 279


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