Pirates & Smugglers (Kingfisher Knowledge)
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Pirates & Smugglers (Kingfisher Knowledge)

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This is a swashbuckling introduction to the highwaymen--and women--of the seas from the Cilician pirates who terrorized the Mediterranean more than two thousand years ago to today's well-organized and ruthless buccaneers who target supertankers on the China Sea. The book examines the terror tactics of pirates throughout the ages and uncovers the secretive schemes of moder
Paperback, 64 pages
Published April 29th 2008 by Kingfisher (first published October 13th 2005)
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a simple but interesting book. It won't shiver your timbers but you'll learn all you might want to know about Blackbeard, Captain Kidd and Captain Morgan.
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