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Tales of the Atlantic Pirates

by Geoffrey Girard

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Middle Atlantic Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Fairy Tales & Folklore - American,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Legends, Myths, & Fables - Other,
  • History - United States/General,
  • Historical - United States - General,
  • Children"s All Ages - Fiction - Historical

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8585357M
    ISBN 100975441957
    ISBN 109780975441954
    OCLC/WorldCa76970214

    This is no collection of Old Wives' Tales, half-myth, half-truth, handed down from year to year with the story more distorted with each telling, nor is it a work of fiction. This book is an accurate account of the most outstanding pirates who ever visited the shores of . Pirates of the Atlantic | Pirates have scoured the Atlantic coast from the 15th century to the present day. Separating the myth from reality, author Dan Conlin explains how piracy came to Atlantic Canada from rival European empires who sought to conquer and settle North h the "Golden Age" of piracy, bands of raiders included Peter Easton, the "King of Pirates," the notorious.

      – Mandy Paninkin, interviewed by Cary Elwes for his book As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride. The Princess Bride had only modest success at the box office, but when it was later released on home video it became a cult classic and is one of the most frequently-quoted films of all time. Villains of All Nations explores the 'Golden Age' of Atlantic piracy () and the infamous generation whose images underlie our modern, romanticized view of pirates. Rediker introduces us to the dreaded black flag, the Jolly Roger; swashbuckling figures such as Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard; and the unnamed, unlimbed pirate who was likely Robert Louis Stevenson's model for /5(45).

    A rich and most fought-over crossroads. When your history reaches back as far as it does in Hampton Roads, the sheer passage of so much time gives you a lot of stories to tell - and many of the earliest and most colorful tales of the Virginia coast revolve around pirates. Located just a few hours sail from the Gulf Stream and the sea lanes to Europe, the waters of the lower Chesapeake Bay were.   Edward Rowe Snow () is remembered as one of the most vivid chroniclers of New England maritime history. Beginning with the publication of The Islands of Boston Harbor in , he made his name as a historian of the New England coast - and also as a popular storyteller, lecturer, preservationist, and treasure : Commonwealth Editions.


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Tales Of The Atlantic Pirates Geoffrey Girard Middle Atlantic Press PO BoxMorrestown, NJ $ Pirates and sailors are important in understanding how the Atlantic world looked and worked. Defying traditional alliances, attacking and capturing merchant vessels of all nations, pirates wreaked havoc on an emerging economic system, disrupted trade routes and created a crisis within an increasingly important system of trade centered on the Atlantic world.

This is no collection of Old Wives' Tales, half-myth, half-truth, handed down from year to year with the story more distorted with each telling, nor is it a work of fiction. This book is an accurate account of the most outstanding pirates who ever visited the shores of Author: Edward Rowe Snow.

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