Flying the black flag: a brief history of piracy

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2007.
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In this accessible narrative, Bradford (history, U. of Oklahoma) surveys more than 2,000 years of piracy around the world. He begins with a description of the exploits of Odysseus. Other topics include the Vikings, the Barbary pirates, and the notorious Dragon Lady, leader of the pirates of the South China coast. Bradford concludes by examining the similarities between pirates and terrorists. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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