Menasha Public Library (Elisha D. Smith)

Pirates, Peter Crisp - (hbk.)

This visual guide to piracy shows the daily life of seafarers, their terrifying battles, and treacherous travels across the high seas. From the Caribbean to the South China Sea, meet history's most notorious pirates and find out why some of them came to such a sticky end
Table Of Contents
Pirate seas -- Ancient pirates -- Cilician pirates -- A viking raid -- Barbary corsairs -- A corsair galley -- New world -- Buccaneers of Tortuga -- Pirate capital -- A pirate ship -- Life at sea -- Pirate attack! -- Taking a prize -- Hunting Blackbeard -- Female pirates -- Punishing pirates -- Chinese pirates -- Defeat of the junks -- Pirate fiction -- Treasure hunters
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
48 p., ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps, 29 cm.

Library Locations

  • Menasha Public Library (Elisha D. Smith)

    Elisha D. Smith Public Library 440 First St, Menasha, WI, 54952, US