The Buccaneers Of America

Author: Alexander O. Exquemelin
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486138695
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Fascinating chronicle of the bands of plundering sea rovers who roamed the Caribbean and coastlines of Central America in the 17th century. Includes exploits of the infamous Henry Morgan and his burning of Panama City.

History Of The Buccaneers Of America

Author: James Burney
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486164403
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One of the most comprehensive, accurate accounts of buccaneering by an experienced sailor describes the activities of sea-rovers as renowned for their navigational skills as they were for ravaging ships and terrorizing Caribbean settlements.

Debates In Art And Design Education

Author: Nicholas Addison
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136232022
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Debates in Art and Design Education encourages student and practising teachers to engage with contemporary issues and developments in learning and teaching. It introduces key issues, concepts and tensions in order to help art educators develop a critical approach to their practice in response to the changing fields of education and visual culture. Accessible, comprehensive chapters are designed to stimulate thinking and understanding in relation to theory and practice, and help art educators to make informed judgements by arguing from a position based on theoretical knowledge and understanding. Contributing artists, lecturers and teachers debate a wide range of issues including: the latest policy and initiatives in secondary art education the concepts, skills and dispositions that can be developed through art education tensions inherent in developing the inclusive Art and Design classroom partnerships across the visual arts sector creativity in the Art and Design curriculum visual art and globalisation establishing the significance of ‘Design’ art practice as educational research. Debates in Art and Design Education is for all student and practising teachers interested in furthering their understanding of an exciting, ever-changing field, and supports art educators in articulating how the subject is a vital, engaging and necessary part of the twenty-first century curriculum. Each chapter points to further reading and each section suggests reflective questions to help shape art educators’ teaching. In particular, Debates in Art and Design Education encourages art educators to engage in research by providing an essential introduction to critical thinking around contemporary debates.

Pirates Of New Spain 1575 1742

Author: Peter Gerhard
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486149141
Size: 11.25 MB
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Captivating, well-documented study focuses on piracy among Spain's Pacific coast colonies, ranging from Panama to points north. Colorful narrative traces exploits of Elizabethan pirates, Dutch raiders, mercenary buccaneers, and English privateers and smugglers.

Picture History Of The Andrea Doria

Author: William H., Jr. Miller
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486136547
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Scores of rare photographs recall one of the most luxuriously outfitted ships of the 20th century. 183 black-and-white photographs show views of lounges and staterooms, shots of the ship in port, more.

Picture History Of The Queen Mary And Queen Elizabeth

Author: William H., Jr. Miller
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486137711
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Authoritative, profusely illustrated volume describes the ships' debuts, amenities, rivalry, and contributions during WWII. Also covered: their grand royal successors: Queen Elizabeth 2 and Queen Mary 2. 189 photographs.

Greasy Luck

Author: Gordon Grant
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486437418
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Entire art and craft of whaling is depicted, from views of the galley and the sight of a whale breaching, to examples of scrimshaw art and a version of a "Nantucket sleigh ride." 64 plates.