A General History of the Pyrates: From their firstd of Providence to the Present time

A General History of the Pyrates: From their firstd of Providence to the Present time

by Daniel Defoe

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A General History of the Pyrates: From their firstd of Providence to the Present time by Daniel Defoe

A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pyrates is a 1724 book published in Britain containing biographies of contemporary pirates,[1] which was influential in shaping popular conceptions of pirates. It is the prime source for the biographies of many well known pirates.[2] Its author uses the name Captain Charles Johnson, generally considered a pseudonym.

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ISBN-13: 9783736405493
Publisher: anboco
Publication date: 08/16/2016
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 500
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

London-born Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) pursued a variety of careers including merchant, soldier, secret agent, and political pamphleteer. He wrote books on economics, history, biography, and crime. But he is best remembered for his fiction, which he began to write late in his life and which includes the novels Moll Flanders, Roxana, and the celebrated Robinson Crusoe.

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