The History of Pirates by Angus Konstam is a must have book for any pirate enthusiast. It spans the entire history of piracy, although not to any great depth, and it uses some of the best pictures and art work I have seen.
The History of Pirates by Angus Konstam is a must have book for any pirate enthusiast.
Angus Konstam, David Cordingly. Lyons Press, 2002 - History - 192 pages. Modern pirates regularly attack vessels sailing through the South China Sea. The History of Pirates traces piracy from the seas of antiquity to the New World and beyond. It represents a thorough, authoritative, and memorable portrait of the fascinating world of pirates. Detailed maps bear vivid testimony to the far-ranging exploits of these capricious, often charismatic, and frequently bloodthirsty robbers of the high seas.
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The History of Pirates book. Angus Konstam, David Cordingly (Introduction). This book also addresses many of the misconceptions about pirates, and where some of those misconceptions originated. However, it wasn't long before all of the history and specific pirates blended together, as it is a little bit of info for large chunks of time. Not to say this is a bad This is a great overall of pirate history, mentioning not only famous pirates, but the whys behind each era's piracy problems.
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The History of Pirates by Angus Konstam (2002). Angus Konstam takes us through a general history of piracy on the seas, from the ancient raiders of Babylonia and Greece to the modern-day guerillas in speedboats armed with AK-47 assault rifles in the south China Sea. While particularly focused to the Golden Age, he reminds us that piracy on the high seas existed long before names like Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, and Bartholomew Roberts struck terror into the hearts of sailors and merchants - Julius Caesar was captured by pirates - and it remains a major problem in the modern world
The history of pirates.
The history of pirates. Piracy flourished in the early eighteenth century, even Julius Caesar was captured by pirates-and it still exists today; boats sailing through the South China Sea are regulary attacked by modern-day buccaneers. Detailed maps bear vivd testimony to the far-ranging exploits of these capricious, sometimes charismatic, and frequently bloodthirsty deadogs and highwaymen of the oceans.
Konstam moved to Key West, Florida in 1995 and became the Chief Curator in the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum. Mel Fisher was a treasure hunter who found the wreck of the Spanish treasure galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha off the Florida Keys. One of his jobs during this time was to create traveling exhibits which toured the. United States.
Angus Konstam's HISTORY OF PIRATES uses works from the Mariners' Museum in Virginia to provide a powerful .
Angus Konstam's HISTORY OF PIRATES uses works from the Mariners' Museum in Virginia to provide a powerful visual impact. Piracy from ancient to modern times is surveyed in a series of maps, images, and discussions that cover specific events, regions, and pirates. Plenty of historical and political background to the events place each in perspective and provide an excellent survey of mariner events of the times. However, this is a high quality overview of the history of pirates from earliest recorded times onward.
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