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

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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 (i.e. walking the plank is pure fiction), Cordingly replaces them with a truth that is more complex & often bloodier. 16 pages of photos. Maps.

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Author: David Cordingly

ISBN13: 9780812977226 via Indiebound