The Buccaneers of America

Author: Alexander O. Exquemelin

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486138690

Category: Transportation

Page: 240

View: 5778

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.
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History of the Buccaneers of America

Author: James Burney

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486164403

Category: Transportation

Page: 400

View: 8201

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.
Posted in Transportation

Debates in Art and Design Education

Author: Nicholas Addison,Lesley Burgess

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415618878


Page: 221

View: 9540

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 Virginia

Plunder and High Adventure on the Old Dominion Coastline

Author: Mark P. Donnelly,Daniel Diehl

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 081174583X

Category: History

Page: 176

View: 6904

High adventure, dastardly deeds, and newly uncovered lore.
Posted in History

Jolly Roger

Author: Patrick Pringle

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486147592

Category: Transportation

Page: 294

View: 4954

Fascinating study of 17th- and 18th-century piracy finds the lore about Henry Morgan, Captain Kidd, Blackbeard, Anne Bonney, and other marauders largely overblown. "Highly entertaining and well-documented." — The New York Times. 35 black-and-white illustrations.
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Picture History of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth

Author: William H., Jr. Miller

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486137716

Category: Transportation

Page: 128

View: 2851

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.
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Memoirs of a Buccaneer

Dampier's New Voyage Round the World, 1697

Author: William Dampier

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486145735

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 448

View: 1190

This fascinating travel and adventure book tells of pirate life and offers a rare look at the 17th-century botany and anthropology of Central and South America and the East Indies. 7 illustrations.
Posted in Biography & Autobiography

Buccaneers and Pirates

Author: Frank R. Stockton

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486146499

Category: History

Page: 368

View: 6834

Often humorous, sometimes chilling, always intriguing, these true stories describe the exploits of such notorious maritime marauders as Blackbeard, Henry Morgan, Jean Lafitte, Captain Kidd, and other lesser known but equally cutthroat brigands.
Posted in History

Maritime Piracy and Its Control: An Economic Analysis

Author: C. Hallwood,T. Miceli

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137461500

Category: Political Science

Page: 135

View: 1011

Maritime Piracy and its Control develops an economic approach to the problem of modern-day maritime piracy with the goal of assessing the effectiveness of remedies aimed at reducing the incidence of piracy.
Posted in Political Science

Naked Tropics

Essays on Empire and Other Rogues

Author: Kenneth Maxwell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136728481

Category: History

Page: 320

View: 6809

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Posted in History

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History: Actium, Battle of

Author: John B. Hattendorf

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195130751

Category: Reference

Page: 2912

View: 2621

From the dawn of seafaring history to the present day, from the first crude canoes and rafts to today's nuclear submarines and supertankers, the Encyclopedia of Maritime History will systematically survey the separate but related interests of general historians and maritime specialists. Comprising more than one million words in four volumes, the work's nine hundred entries will provide a detailed and synthetic overview of the scope and sweep of maritime history, and will bring together in a readily accessible form a range of historical and professional information that can otherwise be found only with the help of an extensive library.
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Agency in the Emergence of Creole Languages

The Role of Women, Renegades, and People of African and Indigenous Descent in the Emergence of the Colonial Era Creoles

Author: Nicholas Faraclas

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9027252688

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 246

View: 6330

Suitable for those who are looking for fresh perspectives on the process of creolization of language, this book demonstrates how enterprising women, rebellious slaves, insubordinate sailors, and a host of other renegades and maroons had a major impact on the creolized societies, cultures, and languages of the colonial era Atlantic and Pacific.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

A General History of the Pyrates

Author: Daniel Defoe

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486131947

Category: History

Page: 800

View: 7141

Considered the major source of information about piracy in the early 18th century, this fascinating history by the author of Robinson Crusoe profiles the deeds of Edward (Blackbeard) Teach, Captain Kidd, Anne Bonny, others.
Posted in History

Pirates of New Spain, 1575-1742

Author: Peter Gerhard

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486149145

Category: Transportation

Page: 272

View: 7026

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.
Posted in Transportation

Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism Since 1450: A-E

Author: Thomas Benjamin

Publisher: MacMillan Reference Library

ISBN: 9780028658445

Category: Colonies

Page: 1315

View: 4992

Provides students and researchers with a much-needed, comprehensive resource on the subject of colonialism and expansion. From a global perspective, the set traces many facets of colonial growth and imperialism, and much more.
Posted in Colonies

Marine Policy Reports

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Law of the sea

Page: N.A

View: 8068

Posted in Law of the sea


Author: Celia Rees

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783827050045


Page: 383

View: 8278

Auf Jamaika Anfang des 18. Jahrhunderts soll Nancy in eine Ehe mit einem verhassten Mann gezwungen werden. Stattdessen wählen sie und ihre Sklavin tollkühn die Freiheit und heuern auf einem Piratenschiff an. Ab 13.
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Selkirks Insel

die wahre Geschichte von Robinson Crusoe

Author: Diana Souhami

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442152629


Page: 252

View: 3632

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Das Leben, die Abenteuer und die Piratenzüge des berühmten Kapitän Singleton (Vollständige Ausgabe)

Author: Daniel Defoe

Publisher: Musaicum Books

ISBN: 8075835476

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 149

View: 2054

Das Leben und die Abenteuer des Seefahrers Bob sind ungewöhnlich und fesselnd. Als Kind reicher Eltern wird er von einer Diebin entführt, an eine Bettlerin weitergegeben und dann an eine Zigeunerin für 12 Shilling verkauft. Doch das Leben hat noch viel mehr für ihn geplant ... Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) war ein englischer Schriftsteller, der durch seinen Roman Robinson Crusoe weltberühmt wurde. Defoe gilt damit als einer der Begründer des englischen Romans."
Posted in Young Adult Fiction


Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Hispanists

Page: N.A

View: 2682

Posted in Hispanists