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Thousand Years of Pirates

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ISBN-10: 0887769241

ISBN-13: 9780887769245

Edition: 2009

Authors: William Gilkerson

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For as long as they've existed, pirates have conjured up visions of high-seas adventure and skullduggery, sea chases and bloody battles, dangerous coastal lairs and buried treasure. Rightly so, for ever since ships have carried valuable cargo, pirates have enraged monarchs and struck terror into the hearts of honest seamen with their willingness to risk life and limb for an undeserved share of the riches. Whether the cargo was gold or silver, spices or silks, animal or human, there have always been villains ruthless enough to kill or be hanged for it. From the days of the Vikings to the present and in all the oceans of the world, pirates have made their presence known and feared. Recorded…    
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Book details

List price: $35.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Tundra Book Group
Publication date: 11/10/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 96
Size: 11.38" wide x 9.34" long x 0.62" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

William Gilkerson is a sailor, painter, journalist, historian, and adventurer. He is the author of ten nonfiction books on nautical topics, and his paintings are internationally acknowledged to be among the finest contemporary maritime art. He lives with his family in Nova Scotia, Canada.