Pirates: Dk Eyewitness P/B

Author: Richard Platt
Homepage_9780751347494

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General Fields

  • : $19.95(NZD)
  • : 9780751347494
  • : dorlin
  • : dorlin
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  • : August 2002
  • : 281mm X 216mm X 7mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : 19.95
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  • : books

Special Fields

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  • : Richard Platt
  • : Eyewitness Guides
  • : Paperback
  • : 2nd Revised edition
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  • : 364.164
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  • : 72
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  • : colour illustrations, photographs, glossary, index
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Barcode 9780751347494
9780751347494

Description

Be an eyewitness to the bloodthirsty activities of pirates and their world from the barbarous corsairs of the Mediterranean to the cutthroat buccaneers of the Spanish Main and their skillful navigation techniques to their bloodthirsty battles.

Table of contents

Robbers of the seas; pirates of ancient Greece; pirates of the roman world; raiders of the north; the Barbary coast; the corsairs of Malta; the privateers; the Spanish main; new world privateers; navigation and maps; the buccaneers; weapons; pirates of the Caribbean; women pirates; the jolly roger; pirate treasure; piracy and slavery; life at sea; food on board; life on land; pirates of the Indian Ocean; desert islands; the French corsairs; American privateers; pirates of the China seas; punishment; the pirates defeated; pirates in literature; pirates in film and theatre; did you know?; who's who; find out more.