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The Jill Tars
Rachel Beatty
Seven Remarkable Accounts of Female Sailors Who Served and Fought Disguised as Men
Accounts of seven intrepid women sailors of the Age of Sail There are several notable instances and written accounts of women who have disguised themselves as men and joined the armies of their tim..
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The Story of the Barbary Corsairs
Stanley Lane-Poole
Islamic Pirates of the Mediterranean 1504-1881
When the blue Mediterranean turned blood red Powers that rise must fall—it is the way of things and is true of all, from the smallest realms to the mightiest of empires. There is no place on earth ..
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The Monarchs of the Main
Walter Thornbury
A Classic Account of the Buccaneers & Pirates of the Great Age of Sail
High adventure on the seas for plunder and profit This well known account of the ‘gentlemen of the black flag’ by Thornbury was originally published in three volumes under the title Monarchs of the..
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The Pirates of Malabar
John Biddulph
Pirates of the Coast of the Indian Sub-Continent During the 17th & 18th Centuries
Pirates of the Indian Ocean Despite the rise and domination of the Raj in post mutiny India and all it came to mean to the British Empire, it should be remembered that the rush to India by all the ..
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A Lady’s Captivity Among Chinese Pirates
Fanny Loviot
The Adventures of a Lady Traveller During the 1850s
A young French girl’s adventures in the age of Victoria The adventures of Parisian young lady, Fanny Loviot and her eldest sister began in the Spring of 1852 when they boarded the small French scho..
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Sea-Wolves of the Mediterranean
E. Hamilton Currey
Moslem Corsairs of the Sixteenth Century 1492-1580
Sword against scimitar at sea The expulsion of the Moors from Iberia following the victory of the Catholic monarchs King Ferdinand of Castile and Queen Isabella of Aragon in 1492 heralded a new age..
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The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido
Henry Keppel
The Royal Navy, Rajah Brooke and the Malay Pirates & Dyak Head-Hunters 1843—Two Volumes in 1 Special Edition
Naval adventure in the Far East during the 1840s This book is a highly regarded classic of naval history. Its author was the captain of the ship, HMS Dido, which is central to the events recounted ..
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Life Aboard a British Privateer
Robert C. Leslie & Woodes Rogers
The First Hand Account of a Famous Privateer Captain at War with the Spanish During the Reign of Queen Anne 1707-1711
Woodes Rogers—the man who rescued ‘Robinson Crusoe’ In the history of the British at sea, the names of many of its greatest men have long been familiar to almost everyone. For many, however, the na..
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King's Cutters and Smugglers: 1700-1855
E. Keble Chatterton
The hunters and the hunted on the high seas This book is-quite simply-the definitive work on a unique period of maritime history-from the beginning of the eighteenth to the middle of the nineteenth..
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Confederate Blockade Runner
John Wilkinson
The Personal Recollections of an Officer of the Confederate Navy
Adventures evading Lincoln's stranglehold on the Southern states During the American Civil War the Union blockade operated to ensure that few trade goods or war materials entered the Confederacy by..
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