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Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates
3.65
really liked it
If nothing else, Leeson's book is a fun introduction to some basic economic theory and the relationship of those theories to governance. He draws heav ...more
Jul 27, 2014
Jul 24, 2014
 
Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean: How a Generation of Swashbuckling Jews Carved Out an Empire in the New World in Their Quest for Treasure, Religious Freedom--and Revenge
3.54
really liked it
Loved this book and it sent me cruising for related literature; apparently a few years there was a major exhibit and scholarly conference on Rabbi Sam ...more
not set
Aug 23, 2009
 
Cinnamon and Gunpowder
3.90
really liked it
Mmmm. Gourmand pirates. A swash-buckling tale perfect for summer reading, Eli Brown delivers a nod toward both the great pirate tales and toward adven ...more
Jul 31, 2013
Jul 19, 2013
 
Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America
3.88
it was amazing
Peter Andreas delivers an exciting and engaging story of the creation of the United States through illicit trade, one that continues and that is deepl ...more
Feb 04, 2014
Nov 12, 2013
 
Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates
3.62
it was amazing
A classic, but a classic book of tales for a reason - the adventures are still exciting and gripping, brusquely told, and colorful. Just don't depend ...more
Dec 18, 2010
Dec 01, 2010
 
The Pirate Hunter: The True Story of Captain Kidd
3.83
liked it
None
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Sep 16, 2011
 
Villains of All Nations: Atlantic Pirates in the Golden Age
3.86
really liked it
None
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Sep 16, 2011
 
In the Belly of the Bloodhound: Being an Account of a Particularly Peculiar Adventure in the Life of Jacky Faber (Bloody Jack, #4)
4.30
liked it
None
Dec 23, 2010
Dec 18, 2010
 
Empire of Blue Water: Captain Morgan's Great Pirate Army, the Epic Battle for the Americas, and the Catastrophe That Ended the Outlaws' Bloody Reign
3.84
liked it
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Sep 16, 2011
 
A Pirate of Exquisite Mind: Explorer, Naturalist, and Buccaneer: The Life of William Dampier
4.05
really liked it
None
Nov 30, 2010
Nov 16, 2010
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