1st Edition

British Piracy in the Golden Age, Volume 3 History and Interpretation, 1660-1733

By Joel H Baer Copyright 2008
    462 Pages
    by Routledge

    Providing a comprehensive view of Golden Age piracy, this edition includes descriptions of the actions of individuals alongside contemporary discussions of the piracy problem through books, journals, newspaper articles, essays, reviews, proposals, pamphlets and sermons from Britain and its colonies.

    Volume 3: The Tryals of Captain John Rackam, and other Pirates (1721) A Full and Exact Account, of the Tryal of all the Pyrates, Lately Taken by Captain Ogle (1723) Tryals of Thirty-Six Persons for Piracy (1723) The Trials of Five Persons for Piracy, Felony and Robbery (1726) The Tryals of Sixteen Persons for Piracy (1726) A Discourse of the Laws Relating to Pirates and Piracies (1726) [Alexander Justice], A General Treatise of the Dominion of the Sea ([1710]) Piracy Destroy’d (1701) [Peregrine Osborne], Reasons for Reducing the Pyrates at Madagascar ([1707]) [Alexander Exquemelin], The History of the Bucaniers of America (1699) Alexander Smith, The Compleat History of the Lives, Robberies, Piracies, and Murders Committed by the Most Notorious Rogues (1720) Charles Johnson [and Alexander Smith], A General History of the Lives and Adventures of the Most Famous Highwaymen, Murderers, Street-Robbers, &c.


    Edited by Joel H Baer