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Author Woodard, Colin, 1968- author.

Title The republic of pirates : being the true and surprising story of the Caribbean pirates and the man who brought them down / Colin Woodard.

Publication Info. Orlando : Harcourt, [2007]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  910.45 WOO    AVAILABLE
 Mokena Community PL Adult Non-Fiction - MKBB-1  910.45 WOO    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  910.45 WOO    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  910.45 WOO    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  910.45 WOO    AVAILABLE
 Seneca PL Adult Non-Fiction - SEBB-3  910.45 WOODARD    AVAILABLE
 Silvis PL Adult Non-Fiction - SVPG-6  910.45 WOO    AVAILABLE
 Sycamore PL Adult 2nd Floor - SYLY-12  910.45 WOO    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  910.45 WOO    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description 383 pages : map ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: the golden age of piracy -- The legend (1696) -- Going to sea (1697-1702) -- War (1702-1712) -- Peace (1713-1715) -- Pirates gather (January-June 1716) -- Brethren of the coast (June 1716-March 1717) -- Bellamy (March-May 1717) -- Blackbeard (May-December 1717) -- Begging pardon (December 1717-July 1718) -- Brinksmanship (July-September 1718) -- Hunted (September 1718-March 1720) -- Epilogue: piracy's end (1720-1732).
Summary Describes how a group of powerful pirate captains joined forces to create a powerful den of thieves, which led to a distinctive form of democracy in the Bahamas, one that ultimately was destroyed by a merchant fleet owner and former privateer.
Chronological Term 1700-1799
Subject Buccaneers -- History -- 18th century.
Pirates -- Caribbean Area -- History -- 18th century.
Pirates -- Caribbean Area -- History -- 18th century.
Buccaneers. (OCoLC)fst00839967
Pirates. (OCoLC)fst01064776
Pirates -- History.
Pirates -- Caribbean Area -- History.
Caribbean Area. (OCoLC)fst01244080
Genre/Form Adventurer and adventurers.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Standard No. 9780151013029
ISBN 9780151013029
9780156034623 (tpb)
015603462X (tpb)

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