A General History Of The Robberies And Murders Of The Most Notorious Pirates

Author: Charles Johnson
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415286794
Size: 17.79 MB
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A General History of the Pirates has long been a classic of seafaring literature and was inspiration to both Robert Louis Stevenson and J.M. Barrie. Nothing is known about Captain Charles Johnson, and it is thought that the name may be assumed - there are even some who believe he may have been Daniel Defoe. All that can be stated with any certainty is that in 1724 a small octavo volume appeared that became so popular it grew through 4 editions over 2 years and is still famed today. Historians from both sides of the Atlantic have attested to the accuracy of the work's content. This is a reprint of the 1927 reissued 4th edition - enhanced by the Arthur L. Hayward's editorial touches.

A General History Of The Robberies And Murders Of The Most Notorious Pyrates

Author: Charles Johnson
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1522867066
Size: 17.98 MB
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Undoubtedly the most important piece of pirate-related literature in all of history. A faithful republication of the 1724 book with slight edits and formatting. A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pyrates in its entirety with all lists and photographs intact, this is a brandnew typeset taken from the original archived copies - transcribed digitally.

A General History Of The Pirates

Author: Captain Charles Johnson
Publisher: WordMean Publishing
ISBN: 9781500414214
Size: 11.82 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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First published in the 1700’s and documenting the most important biographies ever to inspire the outlooks of The Golden Age of Piracy, Captain Charles Johnson’s A GENERAL HISTORY OF THE PIRATES remains the most significant work in piracy research. The 17th-century early-modern English text has been reproduced in an easier-to-read way – though still completely accurate and true to the original – with extra galleries and information as well as additional content like sea shanties and historical discoveries. Reconstructed from our first edition copy; we’ve paid attention to the detail and restructured the book the way it deserves to be. This is one of the most important pieces of non-fiction to have ever graced the Earth – and we wanted to resurrect it! Though attributed to a mysterious author known as Captain Charles Johnson, A GENERAL HISTORY carries its own cunningness with the author often attributed as a potential pseudonym of Robinson Crusoe writer Daniel Defoe.

A General History Of The Robberies And Murders Of The Most Notorious Pirates From Their First Rise And Settlement In The Island Of Providence To The Present Year

Author: Captain Charles Johnson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136484513
Size: 15.43 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A General History of the Pirates has long been a classic of seafaring literature and was inspiration to both Robert Louis Stevenson and J.M. Barrie. Nothing is known about Captain Charles Johnson, and it is thought that the name may be assumed - there are even some who believe he may have been Daniel Defoe. All that can be stated with any certainty is that in 1724 a small octavo volume appeared that became so popular it grew through 4 editions over 2 years and is still famed today. Historians from both sides of the Atlantic have attested to the accuracy of the work's content. This is a reprint of the 1927 reissued 4th edition - enhanced by the Arthur L. Hayward's editorial touches.

Die Ber Hmtesten Freibeuter Und Piraten

Author: Helmut Neuhold
Publisher: marixverlag
ISBN: 9783843803212
Size: 15.31 MB
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Seit dem Beginn der Seefahrt gibt es Piraterie und Freibeuterei auf allen Meeren dieses Planeten. Sie kamen im Mittelmeer während der letzten drei Jahrtausende niemals vollkommen zum Erliegen, sie verunsicherten die Nord- und Ostsee, den Atlantik, die Karibik, den endlosen Pazifik und ganz besonders die asiatischen Gewässer. Schiffe wurden aufgebracht und Küstengebiete angegriffen, es wurde gekämpft, geraubt, geplündert, gebrandschatzt - und getötet. Bedeutende Männer der Geschichte, wie Julius Caesar und Miguel de Cervantes wurden Opfer der Piraterie. Die Abenteuer der Piraten und Freibeuter haben immer wieder die Fantasie der Menschen stimuliert. Mit diesem Buch möchte der Autor einen kompakten, aber fundierten und dennoch unterhaltsamen Überblick über die Geschichte der Seeräuberei von den Anfängen bis in unsere Tage bieten. Es werden bekannte und weniger bekannte Piraten und Freibeuter in kurzen biographischen Skizzen vorgestellt und über die wichtigsten Ereignisse und Schwerpunkte des Seeraubs berichtet. dabei dürfen auch die historischen Zusammenhänge und die sozialen Hintergründe nicht fehlen, da nur dadurch gewisse Entwicklungen verständlich werden. Die wichtigsten Schiffstypen, die Ausrüstung, die Bewaffnung, die Herkunft der Mannschaften und deren Organisation stellen weitere behandelte Bereiche dar.