The History of Pirates
This is a memorable and fascinating history of piracy on the high seas, from antiquity to 1800's and beyond. Piracy flourished in the early 18th century, and produced many of the famous - and infamous - characters that have gripped imaginations worldwide for hundreds of years, including Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, and Bartholomew Roberts. However, ......
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