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Pirates: A History
by Tim Travers
Most histories of piracy start withswashbuckling adventuresin the Caribbean in the 1500s and move on to the Golden Age of piracy from the 1660s to the 1720s. These areas cannot be overlooked, but in fact, piracy has a much longer and broader history to its name. Thiscomprehensive historystarts with piracy in the ancient and classical periods, and then shifts to piracy in t ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by The History Press
(first published May 28th 2008)
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Tim Travers is a professor emeritus of history at the University of Calgary.More about Tim Travers...