Under the Black Flag: The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates

Under the Black Flag: The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates

David Cordingly
3.6/5 (8087 ratings)
For this rousing, revisionist history, the former head of exhibitions at England's National Maritime Museum has combed original documents & records to produce a most authoritative & definitive account of piracy's Golden Age. As he explodes many accepted myths , Cordingly replaces them with a truth that is more complex & often bloodier. 16 pages of photos. Maps.
Language
English
Pages
319
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Random House (NY)
Release
May 09, 2006
ISBN
081297722X
ISBN 13
9780812977226

Under the Black Flag: The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates

David Cordingly
3.6/5 (8087 ratings)
For this rousing, revisionist history, the former head of exhibitions at England's National Maritime Museum has combed original documents & records to produce a most authoritative & definitive account of piracy's Golden Age. As he explodes many accepted myths , Cordingly replaces them with a truth that is more complex & often bloodier. 16 pages of photos. Maps.
Language
English
Pages
319
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Random House (NY)
Release
May 09, 2006
ISBN
081297722X
ISBN 13
9780812977226

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