David Cordingly, "Under the Black Flag: The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates"
ISBN: 0679425608, 081297722X | 1996 | EPUB | 336 pages | 8 MB
For this rousing, revisionist history, the former head of exhibitions at England's National Maritime Museum has combed original documents and records to produce a most authoritative and 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 and often bloodier. 16 pp. of photos. Maps.From the Hardcover edition.
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