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Pirate [electronic resource] / written by Richard Platt ; photographed by Tina Chambers.

Platt, Richard. (Author). Chambers, Tina. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780756667641 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 075666764X (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (72 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps.
  • Edition: Rev. ed.
  • Publisher: London ; DK Pub., c2007.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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 theater -- Did you know? -- Who's who? -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary, etc.: "Be an eyewitness to the bloodthirsty activities of pirates, from the barbarous corsairs of the Mediterranean to the cutthroat buccaneers of the Spanish Main"--Cover, p. [4].
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Pirates > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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