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The Resource Flying the black flag : a brief history of piracy, Alfred S. Bradford ; illustrated by Pamela M. Bradford

Flying the black flag : a brief history of piracy, Alfred S. Bradford ; illustrated by Pamela M. Bradford

Label
Flying the black flag : a brief history of piracy
Title
Flying the black flag
Title remainder
a brief history of piracy
Statement of responsibility
Alfred S. Bradford ; illustrated by Pamela M. Bradford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From Odysseus - the original pirate of literature and lore - through Blackbeard and the feared pirates of the Spanish Main, this book reveals the strategies and methods pirates used to cheat, lie, kill, and rob their way into the historical record, wreaking terror in their bloody wakes."--Jacket
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bradford, Alfred S
Dewey number
910.4/5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
G535
LC item number
.B73 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pirates
  • TRAVEL
  • Pirates
  • Pirat
  • Seeräuber
Label
Flying the black flag : a brief history of piracy, Alfred S. Bradford ; illustrated by Pamela M. Bradford
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-204) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Greek vs. Greek
  • 4.
  • Greek vs. Macedonian
  • pt. 2.
  • The Romans
  • 5.
  • The Romans take decisive action
  • 6.
  • The pirates of Cilicia
  • 7.
  • Preface
  • The scourge of the Mediterranean
  • 8.
  • The end of Mediterranean piracy
  • pt. 3.
  • The Vikings
  • 9.
  • "From merciless invaders ..."
  • 10.
  • The Rus
  • 11.
  • pt. 1.
  • Conversion and containment
  • pt. 4.
  • The worldwide struggle against piracy
  • 12.
  • The Buccaneers
  • 13.
  • Tortuga and the pirate utopia
  • 14.
  • Henry Morgan
  • 15.
  • Greek piracy
  • The raid on Panama
  • 16.
  • The infamous Captain Kidd
  • pt. 5.
  • The Barbary pirates
  • 17.
  • Crescent and cross in the Mediterranean
  • 18.
  • War by other means
  • pt. 6. Pirates of the south China coast
  • 1.
  • 19.
  • Out of poverty and isolation
  • 20.
  • The Dragon Lady
  • pt. 7.
  • To the shores of Tripoli
  • 21.
  • New nation, new victim
  • 22.
  • "Preble and his boys"
  • Odysseus : hero and pirate
  • 23.
  • The Marines go ashore
  • 24.
  • The end of Mediterranean piracy ...
  • pt. 8.
  • Conclusions and reflections
  • 25.
  • How pirates are made
  • 26.
  • Pirates and terrorists
  • 2.
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Greeks and barbarians
  • 3.
Control code
ocn191675255
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 210 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780275996857
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o191675255
  • (OCoLC)191675255
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Flying the black flag : a brief history of piracy, Alfred S. Bradford ; illustrated by Pamela M. Bradford
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-204) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Greek vs. Greek
  • 4.
  • Greek vs. Macedonian
  • pt. 2.
  • The Romans
  • 5.
  • The Romans take decisive action
  • 6.
  • The pirates of Cilicia
  • 7.
  • Preface
  • The scourge of the Mediterranean
  • 8.
  • The end of Mediterranean piracy
  • pt. 3.
  • The Vikings
  • 9.
  • "From merciless invaders ..."
  • 10.
  • The Rus
  • 11.
  • pt. 1.
  • Conversion and containment
  • pt. 4.
  • The worldwide struggle against piracy
  • 12.
  • The Buccaneers
  • 13.
  • Tortuga and the pirate utopia
  • 14.
  • Henry Morgan
  • 15.
  • Greek piracy
  • The raid on Panama
  • 16.
  • The infamous Captain Kidd
  • pt. 5.
  • The Barbary pirates
  • 17.
  • Crescent and cross in the Mediterranean
  • 18.
  • War by other means
  • pt. 6. Pirates of the south China coast
  • 1.
  • 19.
  • Out of poverty and isolation
  • 20.
  • The Dragon Lady
  • pt. 7.
  • To the shores of Tripoli
  • 21.
  • New nation, new victim
  • 22.
  • "Preble and his boys"
  • Odysseus : hero and pirate
  • 23.
  • The Marines go ashore
  • 24.
  • The end of Mediterranean piracy ...
  • pt. 8.
  • Conclusions and reflections
  • 25.
  • How pirates are made
  • 26.
  • Pirates and terrorists
  • 2.
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Greeks and barbarians
  • 3.
Control code
ocn191675255
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 210 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780275996857
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o191675255
  • (OCoLC)191675255
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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