Piracy on the High Seas
Yancey, Diane 
World History (Lucent)   

Format: Hardback
Library Classification: Junior Non Fiction
BIC Subjects: Educational: Citizenship & social education
Audience: Young adult
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
Imprint: Lucent Books
Publication Date: 6/01/2012
Place of Publication: United States


 Synopsis  Information
Books in the World History series examine the eras, events, civilizations, and movements that have shaped human history, providing readers with insight into the past and its many legacies.; An entertaining and informative look at piracy throughout the centuries, Piracy on the High Seas examines the real-life experiences of pirates and pirate hunters. Tales focus on piracy committed in the Caribbean, the Barbary Coast, and Asia, with a chapte; Vivid writing, full-color photographs and extensive use of fully cited primary and secondary source quotations provide a sense of immediacy. Sidebars, visual time lines, indexes, and annotated bibliographies, which appear in every volume, offer a wealth o